Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a condition of abnormally high pressure within the lungs or respiratory system. This pressure can eventually lead to progressive heart failure.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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