SparkPeople People Living with Pulmonary Hypertension or CHF Team Messageboard Support for challenges faced by people living with chronic pulmonary hypertension and Congestive heart failure. SparkPeople People Living with Pulmonary Hypertension or CHF Team Messageboard Pulmonary Hypertension I am almost 69 years old, last week I approached my primary Dr again regarding ph, He said again Don't worry about it. You have this for a long tine. There is nothing thing that anyone can do. The medicine for it cost in the thousands. <BR> So we also went to a pulminary dr for my husband. His Dr sent him after doing a spirometer test. And had him go and have a chest X-ray. Which was fine. The pulmonary dr had him take severe blowing tests. Which he passed. As he passed the chest X-ray. The... Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:48:02 EST Ok hi. So I'm another sure if this group pis active.. <BR> I am new to sparks people <BR> <BR> Diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension and RESTRICTIVE cardio myopathy (not congestive) at age 27/28 <BR> <BR> And I am looking for some online support to help me try to exercise as much as possible. <BR> <BR> I am currently 34 in canada Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:42:37 EST Let's try again I am sorry I fell off the planet. I am back and going at it again. As the saying goes, "It doesn't matter how many times you fall; only the number of times you get up." I am up again. Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:24:49 EST Challenges to losing weight with PPH I don't know if there are any others out there with PPH or CHF, but trying to lose weight when exertion is an issue is tough. I can walk a mile on flat land slowly with no trouble, but an increased pace or incline creates an issue. Cardio is necessary for effective exercise, and exercise is necessary for weight loss, so what do you do? Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:19:49 EST