My Return to Gardening After CTEPH

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a form of pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with pulmonary embolism (PE), a life-threatening blood clot that usually forms in a vein deep in the legs and travels to the lungs. People living with CTEPH may be candidates for a pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a surgical procedure to remove the chronic

2017-11-30T02:23:32+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Shavini’s Story: “I Don’t Worry About What I Have No Control Of”

Shavini Fernando, 35, talks about her pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) diagnosis two years ago and her journey to the United States from Sri Lanka in search of better care and treatments. Since being diagnosed, Shavini has defied the odds and is living her best life. Back in school for her third master’s degree, Shavini

2017-11-30T14:55:24+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Passion to Profession: Following My Mother’s Faith and Tenacity

By Kimberly Mosley It was the summer of my senior year of high school. I remember the doctor coming into the room and diagnosing my mother with pulmonary hypertension (PH). It was something that my family and I had never heard of, however, we knew that based upon my mother’s condition it involved a

2017-11-27T15:20:13+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

My “Pre-Existing Condition” Started at Birth – How I Fight for Access to Care

By Bobby Hall About Bobby Hall: Bobby Hall is a social media influencer and activist who lends his voice to raising awareness for pulmonary hypertension. He also works for Project Angel Food, an organization whose mission is to feed and nourish the sick as they battle critical illness. Volunteers and staff cook and deliver

2017-11-08T20:59:31+00:00 November 8th, 2017|