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Patient Mentor Profile

Anna Bower


Diagnosed in 2009

"I am a young adult living with PH, attending school and spending time with family and friends. I have many hobbies to keep busy and happy."

About Anna:

  • Born in 1983
  • Lives in Colorado
  • Type of PH: Associated with Scleroderma and Lupus
  • Languages: English

Anna feels comfortable discussing her experiences with:

  • infused medication
  • oral medication
  • supplementary oxygen
  • depression and mental health issues
  • traveling with PH
  • communicating with medical personnel
  • communicating with children about PH
  • online communities (PHA email groups, message boards, chats)

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