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.

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.

Upcoming Midwest Chapter Events

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014: Greater Detroit O2 breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk
Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014: Steps for Stripes, An O2 breathe Walk, Brookfield, WI
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014: Chicago O2 Glow Walk
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014: Indianapolis O2 breathe Walk
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014: PH Awareness Conference and Luncheon Novi, Michigan
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014: O2 breathe Hearts PHor Hope Gala

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