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.

Lone Star Chapter News & Announcements
Events for Awareness Month


Calling All Golfers for the Maroon & Purple Shoot Out


Save the Date for The Woodlands CrawPHish Festival


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Upcoming Lone Star Chapter Events

March 28, 2015 The Woodlands CrawPHish Festival with Jack Ingram | Visit us on Facebook - Town Green Park, The Woodlands, TX
April 11, 2015 Over the Edge – Face Your PHears | Visit us on Facebook - Four Seasons Hotel, Houston TX
April 24, 2015 2nd Annual Karting PHor a Cure @ Pole Position Raceway | Visit us on Facebook - Frisco, TX
June 13, 2015 Take a Shot at PH - Creekwood Shooting Center, Conroe TX
Nov. 4, 2015 4th Annual ZebraPHest 5K & 1K Family Walk - Coppell, TX
Oct. 3, 2015: "BAL DU MOULIN ROUGE" O2 breathe Gala - JW Marriott Houston Downtown
Oct. 16, 2015 Take a Swing at PH Golf Tournament - Kingwood Country Club, Kingwood, TX.

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