How can I Prevent Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension?

There are several risk factors to be considered.

·         You’re a young adult, as idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension is more common in younger adults

·         You’re overweight

·         You have a family history of the disease

·         You have one of various conditions that can increase your risk of developing pulmonary hypertension

·         You use illegal drugs, such as cocaine

·         You take certain appetite-suppressant medications

·         You have an existing risk of developing pulmonary hypertension, such as a family history of the condition, and you live at a high altitude

 

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