Pulmonary Hypertension

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Was anyone diagnosed with right-to-left shunt? What group of PAH would that fall in also?

Was anyone diagnosed with right-to-left shunt? What group of PAH would that fall in also?

I had hypoxia when I went in but the shunt in my heart is open because of stress, smoking, past pregnancy, etc. and opened the opposite of what it should.. Just want to relate with someone because I haven't been able to find anyone with that yet. And is it weird that it feels like a rollercoaster and butterflies in my stomach when I bend over? I tend lose my breathe when I come back up

A myPHteam Member said:

Rgardner519129 welcome to my team. I have never hear of your dilemma (spelling) before so I really don't know what to tell you. I did quit bending over… read more

posted 18 days ago

Hip replacement surgery

Hip replacement surgery

I need a right hip replacement. My lung Dr tells me i can not have surgery becausei will die on table because intubation, anesthesia will blow my lungs out. Has anyone else been told this???

A myPHteam Member said:

Honey im ol retired icu,surgery nurse. I know all bout those antithesis ive told plenty of them get butt back by pt . Lol

posted 3 days ago

How do ya all deal with insomnia

How do ya all deal with insomnia

A myPHteam Member said:

Hi... I had my doc. give me a prescription for tranzadone....and yes the hot cocoa works too...made with milk....

posted 9 days ago

Yes. How do you travel with this. On oxygen almost 24/7 what about driving versus flying

Yes. How do you travel with this. On oxygen almost 24/7 what about driving versus flying

A myPHteam Member said:

It hard because my the tubing gets dragged around but my fiance put some eyehole screws in the ceiling with eyehole screws and something to keep it from… read more

posted 18 days ago

Need help

Need help

Want to know what to do to not to feel so tired all the time I even take Naps tru the day

A myPHteam Member said:

Yes...that is the only way to do it...the mini breaks....then realizing you can no longer do what you used to do....that is the hardest thing to find… read more

posted 15 days ago

I have been diagnised with stage 4 copd what is my life expendancy please

I have been diagnised with stage 4 copd what is my life expendancy please

i am 70 years old stopped smoking 1 year ago and have stage 4 copd what can i expect from this please

A myPHteam Member said:

I agree with the pursed lips breathing technique...works for me while I have started my walking short distances.....even coming up the cellar… read more

posted 21 days ago

I have COPD and PH. How would I know if my shortness of breath is from COPD or PH?

I have COPD and PH. How would I know if my shortness of breath is from COPD or PH?

A myPHteam Member said:

Linda, It really doesn't matter what causes the shortness of breath when you are short of Breath. What you should be focusing on is HOW to prevent the… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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