Pulmonary hypertension is a condition that occurs when the blood pressure increases abnormally. It’s also a type of high blood pressure. It affects the arteries in the lungs including the right side of your heart.
One form of this condition called as “Pulmonary arterioles”. It is when the tiny arteries and capillaries of your lungs are damage. The other form of it may be serious. In some cases, it can be fatal.
This condition is not curable. But there’s a treatment to help lessen your symptoms. Also to improve the quality of your life.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
The first signs and symptoms of this disease are not noticeable. But as it goes by, the symptoms may become worse. You may experience the following such as:
CAUSES OF PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
The cause of this disease is divided into two groups. They are primary and secondary. The primary is not a cause by other underlying tissue. And the second cause via other underlying tissue including:
Those are some causes of the disease. The listed below are the most specific cause of the disease such as:
The following are the risk factor of developing the disease including:
The disease can lead you to a different health condition such as:
DIAGNOSING PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
This condition is hard to diagnose. Your doctor may conduct a physical test and your symptoms. He may also review your medical condition. After that, he may suggest you undergo tests such as:
Your doctor may add some test to confirm the cause of your condition including:
TREATMENT FOR PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
This condition can’t be cure. But there’s a treatment to manage Pulmonary Hypertension. They are used to slow the progress of your condition.
The treatment includes medication such as:
SURGERIES SUCH AS:
HOW TO PREVENT PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
The listed below are some tips to prevent and to improve your condition. These are the following: