In this video from the Scleroderma Foundation, we see Dr. Richard Silver’s presentation at the 2016 Scleroderma National Patient Education Conference held in New Orleans in July.
The presentation Scleroderma Disease “Why Am I So Short of Breath?” focuses on the fact that scleroderma patients have difficulty breathing, a symptom that can be attributed to a number of different causes such as heart disease, anemia, and gastroesophageal reflux. In addition, many scleroderma patients contract secondary lung diseases such as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) or pulmonary fibrosis (PF).
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