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How Can You Better Manage PAH Symptoms? Take This Quiz To Find Out

Medically reviewed by Steven C. Pugliese, M.D.
Written by Kelly Crumrin
Updated on December 27, 2022

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a challenging condition that can affect physical activity, social functioning, and emotional well-being. Symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain, and lack of energy can significantly affect your quality of life. People with more severe PAH symptoms tend to have a lower quality of life.

Although PAH is not curable, there are many ways people living with PAH can make sure their symptoms are managed as effectively as possible. Take this quiz to find out whether there might be steps you can take to start feeling better with PAH.

Read How To Work With Your Doctor To Get What You Need for PAH.

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    Steven C. Pugliese, M.D. is affiliated with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, serving as the director of the pulmonary embolism response team, co-director of the comprehensive pulmonary embolism program, and an assistant professor of clinical medicine. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Learn more about him here
    Kelly Crumrin is a senior editor at MyHealthTeam and leads the creation of content that educates and empowers people with chronic illnesses. Learn more about her here

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