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Session Recording from PHA's 2012 10th International PH Conference
Alternative Medicine

June 24, 2012

We know that vasodilator treatment improves exercise capacity and symptoms in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Besides medical treatments and modifications to lifestyle, there are several nutritional and dietary supplements on the market that claim to reduce leg swelling, enhance breathing and increase exercise capacity in people with PH and heart failure. This session will help raise greater awareness about various nutritional, herbal and dietary supplements in the context of PH.

Presenter Information

Hector Cajigas, MD, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich. (Chair); Rana Awdish, MD, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.; Deb McCollister, RN, BSN, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colo.








Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc. Bayer HealthCare United Therapeutics Corporation
This is a program of the PHA Medical Education Fund, made possible through unrestricted educational grants from our supporters.


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