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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatments | National Heart Centre Singapore

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - Symptoms

The physical impact or the signs and symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension are caused by decrease in oxygen-rich supply throughout the body and the effects of overworked and tired heart.

Some of the most common symptoms include: 

  • shortness of breath during physical or normal activities
  • feeling tired at all times or chronic fatigue
  • dizziness especially when climbing stairs or prolonged standing up
  • chest discomfort
  • palpitations
  • syncope
  • swollen ankles or legs 
  • dry cough

PAH can affect any one of any age, sex or race.  It is however, more common in women aged between 30 and 50 years old.

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