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Is This Related To Restrictive Lung Disease?

Is This Related To Restrictive Lung Disease?

had triple by pass surgery 2 months ago, had thoracentis for pleral effusion in the lungs twice, now I need it a third time..my shortness of breath limits my activity.
.pulmonologist said I have restrictve lung disease..my back is curved approacing a >C> shape....scoliosis and also hiatal hernia ..both are squeezing the lungs..has anybody found any rememdies for any of this? I am on 60 mg of lasix daily

Has Anyone Had Trouble With Low Blood Pressure While Trying To Adjust Diametric Medication?

Has Anyone Had Trouble With Low Blood Pressure While Trying To Adjust Diametric Medication?

I was put on Spironalactone 25mg. while taking Valsartin HCTZ. My blood pressure would drop on top down into the 90s. The bottom number pretty well stayed normal. I find it hard to function when the top number is that low. We have taken away the HCTZ part of the Valsartin. That has helped some,but where my ankles had no swelling, now there is a little puffiness. Struggling with fatigue is my biggest problem.

Is There Anyone On Here That Has Genetic PAH?

Is There Anyone On Here That Has Genetic PAH?

I was diagnosed with PAH that is actually genetic. I have a mutated gene.

A myPHteam Member said:

No. Can’t help u

posted 3 months ago

I Don’t Understand PH. My Husband Had A Liver Transplant 7/16

I Don’t Understand PH. My Husband Had A Liver Transplant 7/16

Never had pressure before transplant. His pressure is 45 in right ventricle. I can explain all about transplant don’t understand PH. Thank you Susan Bleacher

A myPHteam Member said:

So sorry about your husband. Hope he is doing well. Our daughter was on a waiting list she didn't make it. Take care of each other and God Bless you both. Have a wonderful day I'm anxious to know… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Is Surgery Needed For Clogged Arteries

Is Surgery Needed For Clogged Arteries

He was diagnosed with 2 clogged arteries. And yet approved for neck surgery is this dangerous ?

A myPHteam Member said:

Without good blood Flow to any areas of the body it slows down the healing process! An Artery is the main line to all the veins in the body. I would ask WHY! Where is the location of the blocked… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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