On Nov. 11, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association will recognize CTEPH Awareness Day. Join us for a Facebook Live Q&A at 10 a.m. EST (Spanish) or at noon EST (English) on this page or on Facebook.

If you miss the live event, you can watch the recording afterward.

Check out our resources below to learn more about the risks, symptoms and treatment options for CTEPH.

What Is CTEPH?

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a form of pulmonary hypertension (PH) caused by old blood clots in the lungs, also known as pulmonary emboli. In most patients with these blood clots, use of prescribed blood thinners can restore blood flow to the lungs and prevent development of CTEPH. However, a minority of patients may still develop CTEPH even with the use of blood thinners. The good news is treatment options are available. Learn more about CTEPH, including treatment options, at our CTEPH education page here.

You can learn more about symptoms and treatments by watching these two PHA Classroom videos below.

CTEPH Toolkit

Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association in promoting CTEPH Awareness Day. PHA has assembled this toolkit of content to help you spread the word. Note: Click the images to open them to their full size.

Sample Social Media Posts

Use these sample social media posts on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn accounts to spread the word about CTEPH Awareness Day. (Note: Twitter accounts are limited to posts of 280 characters.)

  1. CTEPH Day is Nov. 11. The most common CTEPH symptoms are fatigue and shortness of breath. Find out more about CTEPH here: https://phassociation.org/ctephday/. #PHAwarenessMonth
  2. CTEPH is a form of pulmonary hypertension caused by blood clots in the lungs, aka pulmonary emboli. Learn more about CTEPH by joining @PHAssociation for a #CTEPHDay Facebook Live event on Nov.11. https://phassociation.org/ctephday/. #PHAwarenessMonth
  3. Make sure to check PHA’s Awareness Month Calendar on Nov. 11 for CTEPH facts and special #CTEPHDay events. https://phassociation.org/awarenessmonth/awareness-month-calendar/. #PHAwarenessMonth

Social Media Graphics

You can share these graphics with the social media posts above.

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Also include this link: https://phassociation.org/ctephday