About Pulmonary Hypertension

High blood pressure in the lungs is called pulmonary hypertension (PH) or pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH is a chronic and life-changing disease that can lead to right heart failure if left untreated. Read about other types of PH

In this short video, Dr. Vallerie McLaughlin explains the basics of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). To learn more, explore the links below on PHA's main website.

California Chapter News & Announcements
8th International Conference Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease

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Upcoming California Chapter Events

June 6, 2015: 6th Annual RACE 2 CURE PH – Taylor Caffrey Memorial 5K Run/Walk, Anaheim Hills
June 29, 2015: 8th Annual Wojo PH Classic Events – Swing 4 the Cure Casino Night, Aliso Viejo
July 26, 2015: The San Francisco Marathon
Sept. 20, 2015: RCP Tiburon Mile Swim
Sept. 26, 2015: Santa Barbara O2 breathe Walk
Oct. 10, 2015: Inaugural Greater Sacramento O2 breathe Walk
Oct. 17, 2015: Foam Glow 5K, San Jose - PHA California Chapter and Foam Glow have partnered together. For every volunteer PHA provides, Foam Glow Run will donate $75 to the PHA California Chapter. For more info or to volunteer email SabrinaRodgers@PHAssociation.org
Nov. 7, 2015: Monrovia O2 breathe Walk
Nov. 14, 2015: Long Beach O2 breathe Walk
Nov. 20, 2015: Blacklight Run, Irvine - PHA California Chapter and Blacklight have partnered together. For every volunteer PHA provides, Blacklight Run will donate $75 to PHA California Chapter. For more info or to volunteer email SabrinaRodgers@PHAssociation.org
Fall, 2015*: O2 breathe Gala Los Angeles

Recent California Chapter Events

May 2, 2015: San Diego O2 breathe Walk
March 29, 2015: San Francisco O2 breathe Walk
March 26-28, 2015: 8th International Conference Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease – San Francisco, CA

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