Is exercising with PH safe, and why are we advised to do it? The answer to this is yes, exercise is safe. We know that because we have a lot of research around pulmonary hypertension and exercise, and also because as PH professionals, we’ve been getting our patients to do exercise and be more active…
Technology is helping more of us than ever to get active and organised, with smartwatches tracking steps, reminding us to take medication, and much more besides. Here, two PHA UK members tell us how their wrist gadgets have made a difference to them.
Emma Ferguson lives in Northern Ireland and was diagnosed with idiopathic PAH at the age of 16. In her latest blog for phocusonlifestyle.org, she takes a realistic look at exercising with PH, and how she makes it work for her.
Despite 24/7 oxygen and two serious diseases, PHA UK member Juliet Coffer is determined to live each day to the full. After discovering the benefits of moving more at home, she decided to revisit her dream of taking on a marathon by completing her own version instead – covering 3km across 30 days, all without leaving her living room.
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