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Pulmonary hypertension is an abnormal elevation of the pressure in the pulmonary circulation caused by the constriction of the blood vessels that supply blood to the lungs. Shortness of breath and dizziness are symptoms of pulmonary hypertension. Treatment involves diuretics, blood thinners, calcium channel blockers, and using supplemental oxygen to increase blood oxygen levels.

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Terms related to Pulmonary Hypertension:

  • High Lung Blood Pressure
  • High Pulmonary Blood Pressure
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension