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Catching Air - Article about Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Stanford Medicine

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Only loosely related, but I thought it was interesting about how damage to the smooth muscle lining blood vessels around the lungs causes the illness and fatigue. Also interesting that people with PAH are also told that it's all in their heads before they get the correct diagnosis.

CATCHING AIR: A DEADLY DISEASE, A PROBLEMATIC HEALTH-CARE SYSTEM, A HAPPY ENDING
http://stanmed.stanford.edu/2010summer/article9.html
 
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