Information about Primary Pulmonary Hypertension and other forms of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension
PPH NEWS is an education-based resource site that provides information on the health issues surrounding Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH), including what it is, the symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment options.
This website also provides resource to learn more about your legal rights and remedies if you or someone you know has developed PPH due to the use of diet drugs such as Fen Phen.
Unfortunately, no cure exists yet for PPH. Patient survival can vary but is typically no longer than a few years. Effective treatment can allow a PPH victim to survive more than 10 years after diagnosis. Several treatments and drug programs exist that can extend the life of those who suffer from PPH.
Only a physician can decide which treatment(s) is most appropriate on a case-by-case basis. Factors that may affect which treatment will be most effective include: