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

Oct. 25: Zebra Phest in Coppell TX
Nov. 13: Aqua Wash PHor a Cure
Nov. 21: Maroon and Purple Shootout golf tournament, Houston, Texas
Oct. 3, 2015: O2 breathe Gala, Houston, Tx

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The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) awarded PHA the Abbey S. Meyers Leadership Award in 2012 for outstanding service to PHA members in advocacy, education and other key areas.