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Can pulmonary hypertension be prevented?

Although pulmonary hypertension is hereditary for some people, lifestyle changes such as eating right, daily exercise, and steering clear of smoking may be helpful in preventing you from developing pulmonary hypertension. Avoiding stress and birth control pills may also help to keep the disease from developing. It is also important to stay away from actions such as climbing or living in altitudes above 8,000 feet.

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