Pulmonary Hypertension

About- Pulmonary hypertension is a type of high blood pressure that affects the lung’s arteries and heart (right side).
Symptoms-
 Ascites
 Chest pain
 Increased chest pressure
 Cyanosis
 Dizziness
 Edema in the ankles, legs
 Fainting
 Fatigue
 Heart palpitations
 Rapid pulse rate 
 Shortness of breath
 
Causes-
 Cirrhosis
 Congenital heart disease
 Failure of the lower left heart chamber (left ventricle)
 Gene mutation
 HIV infection
 Lung disease
 Lupus
 Mitral valve or aortic valve disease
 Pulmonary embolism
 Scleroderma
 A side effect of certain drugs 

Specialists to visit
 Cardiologist

 Pulmonologist

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References
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.healthline.com

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