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Learn More About Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Paragon Healthcare Specialty – Advancements in Medication regimen and options in the last 20 years has made the quality of life better for those living with PAH. Patients once limited to a 24/7/365 continuous, non-stop infusions of a very potent vasodilator (prostacyclin), now have options that provide greater freedom and mobility. Our goal is to work in cooperation with expert Pulmonologists across the U.S. to provide the best quality of care. Gaining access to all available forms of treatment: SQ, infused, inhaled or oral, is primary in giving our patients the best path forward in combating this debilitating disease.

What is it?

PAH is a rare (less than 200,000 US lives), progressive disorder characterized by high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs for no apparent reason.

What Are the Symptoms?

Symptoms of PAH include shortness of breath especially during exercise, chest pain, and fainting episodes.

Who Does it Effect?

PAH usually affects women between the ages of 30-60. The exact cause is unknown and although treatable, there is no known cure for the disease.

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