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Serena Lawrence is a columnist for

Serena Lawrence is a columnist for

Serena Lawrence graduated from the University of Waterloo 2012 where she earned an honours degree in Fine Arts. After she was diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension in 2013 she started the blog called The PHight or Flight Project where she began freelance writing and curating guest writer content. Serena enjoys a good cup of tea, little adventures and her Boston Terrier named Sammy. In her “Life With PH” column, Serena explores the challenges and issues that she faces in living with the disease, and seeks to connect with other PH patients to gain insights into how to support the ongoing effort to better treat and eventually cure Pulmonary Hypertension.

Learn more:

Seven Life Hacks for Living with Pulmonary Hypertension - 11.23.16

How Can We Do More to Empower Patients Who Have PH? - 11.17.16

Pulmonary Hypertension Lament: ‘It Never Rains, But it Pours’ - 11.16.16

6 Ways to Raise Awareness During Pulmonary Hypertension Month - 11.10.16

Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month - 11.9.16

Is Laughter the Very Best Medicine? - 11.3.16

What It Really Means To Live With PH - 11.2.16

'In Repair" and 100 Stairs - 10.27.16

Meditation 101 for Beginners - 10.10.16

Meditation, PH and Stress Management - 10.10.16

PH in Cold and Flu Season - 10.20.16

Three Years Ago My Life Leads Me to PH - 10.19.16

Disabilities Are Not Halloween Costumes - 10.10.16

This Thanksgiving, What Are You Thankful For? - 10.5.16

A Day In The Life of a Stay At Home Writer with PH - 10.4.16

The Final Nail In The Coffin - 10.3.16

PH Pregnancy and the Void In My Life - 9.28.16

Is There a Hidden Drug Abuse Problem Among PH Patients? - 9.22.16

7 Small Ways to Take Care of Your 'Self'  - 9.19.16

How Pulmonary Hypertension Changed My Life Plan - 9.16.16

How to Support a Friend with Pulmonary Hypertension - 9.12.16

Would You Wear a Badge to Let People Know You Have Pulmonary Hypertension? - 9.6.16

Life with PH, and Living in the Present - 9.1.16

Misconceptions About Pulmonary Hypertension - 8.29.16

Online Resources for Pulmonary Hypertension Patients - 8.25.16

So, What Might Make Having PH Worth It? - 8.22.16

Life With PH: The Tragically Hip and The Chronically Ill - 8.19.16

PH Chronicles: My Bloody Right-Heart Catheter on Christmas Eve - 8.15.16

Saying No, for Now, to Being a Parent with PH - 8.10.16

4 Things I’d Tell Someone Recently Diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension - 8.8.16

4 Things Not to Say to Someone with Pulmonary Hypertension - 8.2.16

Tips for Keeping a Pulmonary Hypertension-Friendly, Low-Sodium Diet - 7.25.16

The Worst Advice You Can Give to a Pulmonary Hypertension Patient - 7.13.16

Pulmonary Hypertension and ‘The Spoon Theory’ - 7.12.16

Who Should Raise Awareness For Pulmonary Hypertension? - 7.8.16

Reprinted by permission from Pulmonary Hypertension News
Note: Pulmonary Hypertension News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. The opinions expressed in this column are not those of Pulmonary Hypertension News, or its parent company, BioNews Services, and are intended to spark discussion about issues pertaining to Pulmonary Hypertension.