Meet Vlogger Quinland Folkestad, Who Thrives With PH

2020-02-27T20:41:03-05:00February 27th, 2020|

“I thought my life was over, but through the PHA and friends and family and doctors, I found the help I needed.” In recognition of Rare Disease Day and American Heart Month in February, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) The Right Heart blog brings you a video featuring Quinland Folkestad. Quinland has pulmonary arterial

Lisa Goldstein: Congenital Heart Defect Leads to Recent PAH Diagnosis

2020-02-06T16:51:17-05:00February 6th, 2020|

“This year, 2020, has brought me new challenges, but it has also brought me new hope. I feel connected to patients like me, patients I can finally relate to.” I was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) on Dec. 18, 2019, which came about by a congenital heart defect, Scimitar Syndrome. My

Sydni Burgess (caregiver)

2019-11-26T21:25:09-05:00November 26th, 2019|

“My hope is…to know there is something to always PHight for.” By Sydni Burgess (caregiver) “My mother, Rebecca "Becky" Burgess was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) two years after I was born in 1997. To me, it was a regular day to help my mom change her batteries in her medicine pump,