Treating PH Like the Bully It Is

Treating PH Like the Bully It Is

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Treating PH Like the Bully It Is

Since my son Cullen’s diagnosis in 2008, I have imagined pulmonary hypertension (PH) as a toxic person rather than a disease. Like the Grim Reaper, PH is an intimidating figure that wears a hood covering its face with looming darkness. The image never reacts or responds, but provides a target where I mentally direct my anger, blame, resentment, frustrations, and sadness. If you are a patient or a caregiver, how often have you expressed how…

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