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I Was Recently Diagnosed With PH And Have Several Questions

I Was Recently Diagnosed With PH And Have Several Questions

I am so confused and have so many questions
I was diagnosed with mild PH (RVSP 38) a couple months ago via my annual echo. I was quite surprised. I have several leaky valves and premature atrial contractions. I have been on medicine for the PACs for 20+ years which keeps them in check. I began having trouble breathing when taking stairs, bending down or in a crouched position (I clean chicken runs daily)
I was diagnosed with asthma but I have never needed to use an inhaler. I just stand or sit… read more

A myPHteam Member said:

They had to adjust my BP meds a couple of times. My pressures went too low and it can be dangerous, besides the fact you’re exhausted!! I was really dizzy on standing up. Check with them on that. It helped me a lot.

posted 16 days ago
A myPHteam Member said:

PatricaJ. Im probally not a good one to answer you questions but was dianosed in Sept 2020. I have learned so much from this group. Im so short of breath sometimes till i dont know if i can make it i have several more chronic condition so part of my issues are the same as PH. I have depression and nerves. COPD,Afib,neropathy ,arititis,and a few more. I cant sleep at night ,i hurt all the time ,herina discs. Stay on her and keep us updated. There is several ladies that know a great deal about PH. I hope you get better

posted 19 days ago
A myPHteam Member said:

Thank you Peggy, I hope your meds continue to work for you.

posted 2 days ago
A myPHteam Member said:

I have had PH going on 14 years. Your question is hard to answer because PH affects different ppl differently. Not everyone has the same problems. Talk with your Dr and he/she will explain more. Or google it and find out all you can.

posted 18 days ago
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