On the Road, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)’s daylong, regional workshops for patients and caregivers resume this fall. Registration is open for the Sept. 17 PHA On the Road in Louisville, Kentucky.
Best wishes to the pulmonary hypertension community during this holiday season. Our offices will be closed Dec. 24 through Dec. 31, but the patient support line will remain open during the holiday break. PHA will reopen Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.
Feeling restless while sheltering in place? Consult your doctor about how to safely resume or add exercise into your daily routine. The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) recently released five new videos designed for people with pulmonary hypertension (PH) to improve their understanding of major types of exercise, such as yoga and cardio, strength and
Chelsea Warnberg celebrates another successful event. When Chelsea Warnberg was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) nine years ago at age 21, her mother, Cindy, was there for her every step of the way. As primary caregiver, Cindy accompanied her daughter to countless appointments through each stage of her treatment. “Watching my daughter face
Many people are avoiding unnecessary physical interactions to limit the risk of spreading or contracting COVID-19. But sometimes physical isolation can lead to feelings of loneliness, anxiety or depression. As the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) monitors the evolving coronavirus situation, we urge the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community to remain united and connected. Here are
Sharon Smith, leader of the Altus, Oklahoma, PHA support group, relaunched her group after years of no in-person support in her area. “I held my first meeting in 2014, but no one came. I tried again in February 2017, and this time Deloris and Rick Peacy, two support group leaders from Arkansas, attended. We
Dear Pulmonary Hypertension Community, All of us in the pulmonary hypertension community have a shared concern over the spread of a new respiratory illness called COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, “SARS-CoV-2.” The health and safety of our patients, caregivers, family members and health care professionals are the top priority of the Pulmonary Hypertension
“Before the ACA, I watched the lifetime coverage cap very closely. My daughter with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and heart disease had used almost half her cap before the passage of the ACA, and she was a toddler. I didn't know what we'd do if she hit the cap, which she would have done in