Living with pulmonary hypertension (PH) is not just about managing your PH – you also need to stay healthy. This can reduce the chance of your PH worsening. It also provides many other advantages in terms of health, well-being and quality of life.
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To stay fit and healthy, your body needs a mixture of nutrients and vitamins. The best way to get this is to eat a balanced diet. It is also important to maintain a healthy weight. It can be difficult to manage your weight, especially if PH makes it hard for you to exercise.
To find out whether you are a healthy weight and for guidance on what makes up a healthy diet, visit the NHS’s livewell website.
You will also find advice on nutrition and health eating on our sister website, www.phocusonlifestyle.org.
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Small changes to your lifestyle can make big differences in terms of health benefits.