Diet and Nutrition

Just as diet and nutrition were concerns before your PH diagnosis, pulmonary hypertension patients must often make an extra effort to be conscious of what they eat. Certain foods and vitamins might interact with medication, contribute to edema (the buildup of excess body fluid), or increase nausea and discomfort.

Dietary Considerations

Read on to learn more about dietary considerations for PH patients. You can also refer to Pulmonary Hypertension: A Patient’s Survival Guide for a complete overview of diet and nutrition.

Controlling Salt and Sodium Consumption

Monitoring Your Fluid Intake

Rethinking Dietary Supplements

Managing Nausea and Vomiting

Healthy Ways to Lose Weight

Can what you eat affect your disease?

Visit the Nutrition section of the PHA Classroom