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does angiotensin ii blocker help with dilated cardiomyopathy

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No: If you are referring to allery testing, there should be no issuesw in the hands of a skilled, board certified allergist.
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
No: Discuss with your cardiologist.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If the cardiomypoathy is severe, and potentially reversible, the lvad can support the circulation while the heart function recovers. In the case of a ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
VAD: Yes, it might.
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
That varies: It depends on exactly what you mean. With medication, there can be improvement quickly. Most of the time there is not a cure, but the symptoms can be ... Read More
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy: That is variable so no time can be put on that also not all cardiomyopathies are reversible.
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
With treatment...: From my experience a few weeks to a year with appropriate measures such as right medicines, restoring blood flow as in bypass surgery, surgical correc ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
CHF: A lot can affect survival and some folks get heart transplant and change to that problem. For the individual if they are doing well could live well ov ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not in our lifetimes: Please forgive my frankness. The heart in most dilated cardiomyopathies is largely replaced by scar tissue. The best hope is stem cell work, but routi ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Limit to: Two grams per day or less.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Yes: How severe a viral cardiomyopathy is varies greatly. Of course you can survive even if it severe, but if the heart is weak enough, the problem can be ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Not so good: Prognosis depends on multiple factors, not just ejection fraction. Age, severity of symptoms, and especially cause of cardiomyopathy. Cardiac function ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Perzanowski
24 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Different causes: The term dilated cardiomyopathy refers to enlargement of the heart, not uncommonly all four chambers . This may or may not be associated with changes ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Cardiomyopathy : Excellent question. Studies show people with cardiomyopathy may have no symptoms but according to the CDC still be at risk for sudden death. Dilated c ... Read More

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