My kidney doctor said being overweight could cause this Pulmonary Hypertension
I've been blessed with some improvements in my health but still find myself fatigued quite often especially at times when I want to be more active. I know the COPD and accompanying PH won't go away. I know they will probably get worse. I'm slower than I was, more SOB than I was, but I'm still trying to function without slowing my family and friends down. It is at those times when I feel "left behing" and… read more
My Doctor's tell me to exercise and walk to lose all this weight I'm gaining. But fatigue has control of my life. Where do I begin and what health programs are out there that monitor our progress?
I'll be 60 this year. Had first heart attack at 34 and have had six more since. Several stents and one triple bypass. This past winter ended up with pnuemonia and hospitalization three times over three months. Doc shows I have only 50% usage of my left lung (and has not given me a reason why or what caused it--it's been over six months now). Each heart attack and each pulmonary trip to the hospital have scared me so bad I literally thought I was going to die--each… read more
Do others have a cough with phlegm?
For just over a week now I have chest cough and keep coughing up phlegm. Is this to do with the pulmonary hypertension?
Nausea gets worse with activity and can feel pressure building in my body nothing helps but to throw up sometimes
Hi guys I’m 19 years old with mild ph pressure of 40. I have taken adcirca it made me pass out, I’m currently on opsumit been on for 1 week and feels like breathing is not getting any better, maybe it’s too soon but my body reacts to medicine quick. I have group 1 PAH due to CHD that got closed. I also run low blood pressure so the medication is sometimes hard to find. Does anyone know or recommend any medication that I can ask my doc?? I see a lot of medication drops blood pressure and cause… read more
I feel very fatigued, Dizzy and short of breath most/All days. Especially after trying to do something for an hour or so the day before. I have been like this for 2.5-3 years. My pulmonologist is not treating me for it just making me do more tests with cardiologist. I live in Oklahoma and the Humidity is making it worse. I can't work.
It starts when I wake up (I am on CPAP) and gets worse when I shower. If I bend over to tie my… read more
Have severe coughing and mucus..oxygen level down..is this affecting PH!