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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic failure: We have no cure for diastolic heart failure. We have treatments that help.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic HF: If by characteristics you mean symptoms, the symptoms of diastolic heart failure otherwise known as heart failure with preserved left ventricular func ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Yes, somewhat: Main cause of diastolic heart failure is high bp. You can lower this by decreasing salt intake, increasing exercise, avoiding alcohol, cold medicatio ... Read More
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See WebMD: The subject is too broad to be discussed here. Try webmd.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Echo and CFH: Echocardiography can be used to diagnose diastolic dysfunction. However, no one single echocardiographic parameter can make the diagnosis of diastolic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: There is no connection as hrt at age 25 was necessary for continued hormonal function.
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Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Think stiffness: In diastolic dysfunction, the heart muscle tends to be stiff, so that it doesn't "relax" well and fill with blood. So even if the heart can pump bloo ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Confused: Hello, again, undiagnosed1! diastolic heart failure is present when heart failure is confirmed (by symptoms, chest x-ray, and sometimes b-natriuretic ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Nonsystolic HF: Nonsystolic heart failure or diastolic dysfunction means that the heart is operating inefficiently in the relaxation phase. This occurs because of dam ... Read More
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