Why COPD causes cor pulmonale?

March 21, 2022
When a respiratory illness causes high blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries, it is known as cor pulmonale (pulmonary hypertension). In persons with pulmonary hypertension, changes in the tiny blood vessels inside the lungs can cause greater blood pressure on the right side of the heart.

Cor pulmonale COPD can also be caused by pulmonary lung disease that create a low blood oxygen level in the blood for an extended period of time. Here are a few examples: Scleroderma and other autoimmune disorders that affect the lungs.Prioritize your health with Salt Therapy for COPD at Saltworld.