Patient Mentor Profile

Brit Riggins

Brit

Diagnosed in 2005

"I am a former pastry chef who had to make a career change after being diagnosed. I  enjoy live music and cooking."

 
About Brit:

  • Born in 1982
  • Lives in Georgia
  • Type of PH: Idiopathic
  • Languages: English

Brit feels comfortable discussing her experiences with:

  • infused medication
  • inhaled medication
  • oral medication
  • depression and mental health issues
  • working with PH
  • communicating with medical personnel
  • organizing medical records
  • local support groups
  • online communities (PHA email groups, message boards, chats)

Contact Brit:

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