A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH) or a rarer type, pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), can be life changing. We're here to lessen the impact of these diseases. Doctors at Sentara have decades of experience diagnosing and treating the diseases. They customize care plans that help people continue the activities they love
The Sentara Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic is accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) as a regional clinical program. This prestigious certification reflects our commitment to providing you with the latest PAH treatments.
PH is high blood pressure in the lungs. With the condition, blood vessels in your lungs stiffen and become narrower. As a result, the right side of your heart must work harder to pump blood through your lungs. PAH affects tiny arteries in the lungs.