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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Drugs and HF: There are several drugs used to treat specific types of cancer that are associated with the development of heart failure. The most common are doxorub ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Heart failure include:: Oxygen supplementation, Lifestyle changes, Supportive care, Heart transplant, LVAD, Quit smoking, Lose weight, Exercise more, Low salt diet.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
HF drugs: Several different classes of drugs are used to treat hf. Beta-blockers(carvedilol, bisoprolol, metoprolol succinate), ace inhibitors or arb's (angiote ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No and yes: One of the most important drugs used for a long time was digitalis and digoxin. They are derived from the foxglove plant. A number of cancer drugs ar ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Insomnia: Inositol is a vitamin like supplement, is part of the B family. It has been described as nature's sleeping pill by some. Since the FDA doesn't invest ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Heart healthy diet particularly low in salt and exercise training can help improve heart failure. However certain medications such as beta blockers, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Too heavy on heart: Adrenalin increases heart pumping strength, but also increases the frequency i.e. Runs too fast. Both of these issues increase demand for oxygen by a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Many medications can be used for this depending on your overall history. Some common ones include lasix, (furosemide) aldactone/spironolactone, ace in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It is not: Effective for hideadenitis suppurativa . Usually it is controlled by antibiotics
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Neither: Controlling your blood pressure will, in fact, prevent heart disease in years to come and INCREASE your life expectancy. Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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