Pulmonary Hypertension Prevention

Is it possible to prevent Pulmonary Hypertension? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods in the condition center at ThirdAge.com.


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How to Prevent Pulmonary Hypertension

To help reduce your chances of getting pulmonary hypertension, take the following steps:

  • Do not smoke
  • Control Asthma-Adult effectively
  • Maintain proper weight
  • Treat conditions that can lead to pulmonary hypertension


Learn what Pulmonary Hypertension is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Pulmonary Hypertension Causes
What causes Pulmonary Hypertension? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Pulmonary Hypertension Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Pulmonary Hypertension? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Pulmonary Hypertension Symptoms
What are the Pulmonary Hypertension symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Pulmonary Hypertension Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Pulmonary Hypertension
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Pulmonary Hypertension.
Pulmonary Hypertension Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Pulmonary Hypertension Prevention
How can you prevent Pulmonary Hypertension? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Pulmonary Hypertension treatment options are available?
Pulmonary Hypertension Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Pulmonary Hypertension Doctors
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