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How your heart may be affecting your lungs

Did you know that shortness of breath may actually be caused by problems of the heart? One of these is called pulmonary hypertension (PH). But what causes pulmonary hypertension and how does it affect the lungs? Dr Francesco Lo Giudice, consultant cardiologist expert in this condition, explains it all in this follow-up article from his first on shortness of breath.

Shortness of breath: should I worry?

Regular daily activities can cause us to get short of breath. However, if we experience too much shortness of breath, this can be concerning and could be the indication of something more serious. Highly experienced consultant cardiologist Dr Francesco Lo Giudice, part of the national pulmonary hypertension service team at Hammersmith Hospital, describes in this article what doctors look for in a patient experiencing shortness of breath and what it could mean.

Heart failure: causes, symptoms and diagnosis

Heart failure occurs as a result of the human heart gradually becoming weaker and weaker as we age, and thus tends to affect the elderly more than any other age group. In our latest article, esteemed and highly trained adult cardiologist, Dr Vinay Kumar Bhatia, provides a comprehensive explanation of what heart failure is, what causes it and how it can be treated.

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