NZPAH Trust and Support Group

Supporting, educating and promoting awareness of PAH

Key Facts No 3


What are the symptoms of PAH?


The symptoms of PAH are non-specific and are shared with many other heart, lung and blood disease. Common symptoms include:1

  • Breathlessness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Cyanosis (blue discoloration of the lips)






  1. Mclaughin. W et al. ACCF/ASHA2009 expert consensus document on pulmonary hypertension. J Am CollCardol2009 28,53(17):1573-619.