Pulmonary Hypertension(lung disease affecting blood vessel)–Maintaining good health

what is  pulmonary hypertension?
Pulmonary hypertension?

Let’s look at the other Lung disease that affects the blood vessels. In my last article, we looked at pulmonary embolism(https://healthandwellnessforboomers.com/lung-disease-affecting-the-blood-vessel-maintaining-good-health ), and in this post, we take a look at pulmonary hypertension.

What is pulmonary hypertension?
Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) is high blood pressure in the heart-to-lung system that delivers fresh (oxygenated) blood to the heart while returning used(oxygen-depleted) blood back to the lungs.

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Lung Disease That Affects The Blood Vessel–Maintaining Good Health

We will be looking at lung disease that affects the blood vessels The right side of the heart receives low-oxygen blood from the veins.  It pumps blood into the lungs through the pulmonary arteries. These blood vessels can suffer from disease as well.

  • Pulmonary embolism

  • Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary embolism otherwise called deep vein thrombosis is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in the lungs

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