Caring for Yourself

How to care for yourself with PAH

Caring for yourself is one of the most important ways you can adapt to living with pulmonary arterial hypertension. So, why is it so hard to do? And what does caring for yourself look like? In the articles below, you’ll discover easy self-care habits you can incorporate into your routine, learn more about the importance of mental health, and find new, creative ways to connect with others (even from home).

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PAH Oxygen 101: A beginner’s guide to oxygen

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What is the role of oxygen therapy in treating people living with PAH? This article explains why someone with PAH might need oxygen therapy and considerations to discuss with your doctor to find the right system for you.

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Breathe Easier: Tips for living with oxygen therapy

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Navigating life with oxygen therapy can be challenging. Learn more about integrating oxygen therapy into your daily life—from your day-to-day routine, to special circumstances like travel.

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Basic breathing awareness

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Listen to easy-to-follow breathing exercises to help you engage your mind, body, and spirit.

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Why self-care is important

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Living with PAH can be a big adjustment—but taking care of yourself may make a big difference. So, where do you start? This article gives you a wide range of ideas for incorporating self-care into your daily routine.

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Depression & PAH

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Exactly how common is depression among people with PAH? What are the signs to look for and where should you turn if you notice symptoms of depression? Find out what you need to know about depression and PAH in this article.

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Connect with others

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Making meaningful connections with others is an important part of your emotional well-being and overall health, especially when living with a rare disease like PAH. This article shares some simple ways you can find and connect with others like you.

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