Pulmonary arterial hypertension (also known as pulmonary hypertension) is high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs that can lead to heart failure. Learn more about PH/PAH.
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Category Archives: Living with PAH
Charity Golf Tournament Swings fore a PH Cure Piscataquis Golf Course hosted its 4th Annual Pulmonary Hypertension “Swinging Fore a Cure” Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 13. All proceeds from this charity golf tournament will go to UPHill Journeys (UJ), … Continue reading
Portland/Bangor Meetings in 2015 The Portland Support Group meetings will be held on April 27, June 29, August 24; Patient Forum September 12 at the Dana Center, and a Holiday Party in December (date and place tba). All regular meetings … Continue reading
Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Day UPHill Journeys & PHA Tuesday, November 20th from 8-1 at Maine Medical Center on the ground floor by the courtyard. Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Day will be held as part of awareness month which is the month … Continue reading
On September 4, Uphill Journeys – and our upcoming Patient Forum and Benefit Golf Tournament – were written up in the Bangor Daily News. Click the link below to read how of our founder, Jeannette Morrill, raises awareness of pulmonary arterial … Continue reading
Catching My Breath It started with stairs. Several months after the birth of my son, I carried a laundry basket up from our basement. When I reached the nursery I was gasping for breath. I sat down. Then I had … Continue reading
May 2, 2012 After being diagnosed with PH in 1976, today is the day I am going to start writing about my experiences in the hopes of sharing what I know about living with this incurable and rare disease. This … Continue reading
Uphill Journeys Founder Jeannette Morrill was inspired to start this organization, and continue her advocacy and fundraising work under its umbrella, by her first meeting with a newly diagnosed patient at Maine Medical Center in 2010. A long-time PH/PAH advocate … Continue reading