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Pulmonary hypertension

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Introduction
Pulmonary hypertension is raised blood pressure within the pulmonary arteries, which are the blood vessels that supply the lungs.
Symptoms of pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension is a potentially serious health condition that can lead to heart failure.
Causes of pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension is caused by changes to the pulmonary arteries, which are the blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to your lungs.
Diagnosing pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are often similar to other conditions that affect the heart or lungs.
Treating pulmonary hypertension
If you have pulmonary hypertension that is caused by another underlying condition, your treatment will focus on tackling it.