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Pulmonary Hypertension is it reversible?

Hi I am almost a 35 yr old female. That has been Recently diagnosed with a mild case of Pulmonary Hypertension . My Cardiologist said she said there is A chance of reversing it. I ve read that that is impossible I am scared to death over this. Now is it possible??? My first echogram stated my pressure levels were at 50 mmg and then my second test 1.5years after was 40 mmg So the pressure in my arteries came down. Because changed My life style, is it true, can I reverse the damage that has been Done???
Asked On : Wed, 9 Feb 2011
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Welcome to Health Care Magic,
Ther is no cure for pulmonary hypertension but medications can control symptoms and prevent further lung damage.There are new treatments that lead to good results might be your doctor knows better.Never cease medicines due to your fears and knowledge just listen to your doctor.
Answered: Thu, 11 Aug 2011
Nephrologist Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha's  Response
Thanks for the query
I have seen good number of ppl with pressure of 40 who are doing well. Diuretics, home oxygen therapy with some beta blockers will do wonders. Seldonafel is also given
Have a healthy living
Answered: Thu, 11 Aug 2011
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