Pulmonary Hypertension | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • How do you know what’s causing my pulmonary hypertension?
  • Is the underlying condition treatable?
  • What kind of tests will I need? Are they covered by insurance?
  • Is it safe for me to exercise? What kinds of exercise can I do?
  • I have other health problems. Will treatment of pulmonary hypertension affect the treatment of my other health problems?
  • Will I need surgery? What does surgery entail?


Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension by TD Nauser, MD; SW Stites, MD (American Family Physician May 01, 2001, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010501/1789.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 05/01