Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is an increased pressure within the pulmonary arteries without any apparent cause. Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension is a secondary disorder whose cause is known. Blood clots, schleroderma, and emphysema are examples of cardio-pulmonary diseases that have been known to cause pulmonary hypertension. The diet drug Fen-Phen is also linked to an increased incidence of PH.
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eMedicine - Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
In-depth article detailing the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of SPH.
Community of support for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Providews information and valuable resources for those suffering with this disease.
Features medical information, support options, news, events, research, forums and mailing lists, legislative action center, and personal pages.
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Organization that connects PH patients, families, and medical professionals. PHA provides hope to the Pulmonary Hypertension community by improving patient lives and working towards a cure.
Pulmonary Hypertension News
Resource with PH news that affects those with PH, PAH, microvascular disease, and scleroderma.
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