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how can I improve my ejection fraction

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
ABSOLUTELY YES!: But you have to be a little careful about the exercise intensities... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc3221192/.
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
All of the above.: Medications and diet are key as well as limited exercise. You need an evaluation for the etiology of your cardiomyopathy and then targeted pharmacolog ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Back
6 years experience Internal Medicine
Ejection fraction: Generally, normal EF would be 50-75%, Normal EF doesn’t vary between men and women or based on age. If your EF is in the normal range, you can’t do a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
It might: An ejection fraction may improve with proper diet, exercise, and medication. But it also depends on the underlying cause.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Avoid salt ,caffeine: Lose weight, exercise , avoid salt, avoid caffeine.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
See below: Keep the BP and blood sugar under control.Mantain ideal bmi and keep normal lipid profile!
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Depend on : The actual heart condition of the person. If the person have a heart condition causing low ef a cardiac rehabilitation program with close follow up by ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zbigniew Moszczynski
28 years experience General Surgery
Healthy diet: Eat healthy, low cholesterol, avoid rapid weight loss.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the etiology of your elevations! In America, common causes of elevated liver enzymes include being overweight, alcoholism and medicatio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Baskerville
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Practice!: Practice and more practice! Coaching as well.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ha
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends on a...: It depends on a number of factors. First, what you have is called ischemic cardiomyopathy. In this disease, patients lose functioning heart muscle ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
COPD: Aerobic fitness is an important component of rehabilitation in lung diseases such as emphysema (copd). There are pulmonary rehab programs that can be ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Resting HR: Regular sustained aerobic exercise will do it
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Basic metabolic: Profile consists of kidney function (bun, creat); electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate). More sophisticated blood chemistry check ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Exercise: Exercise will increase your metabolism. Adding muscle mass causes your metabolism to increase, as muscle metabolism is greater than that of fat.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Strength training: Go to YouTube and look up Fitness Blender videos. There are 100's of good, do-at-home workouts that will improve your muscle strength and get you phy ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Exercise: As with muscles in other areas of the body the hand muscles can be strengthened with exercise and increase use. Be aware that some muscle weakness in ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Vision problem: It depends on what the cause for the vision difficulty is.
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Dr. Grant Linnell
23 years experience Radiology
Get healthy: Most low libido problems are related psychological problems, including problems in the relationship between the lovers. From a physical standpoint, e ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Ruler: You can measure it with a ruler but a more accurate way is on a lateral chest x-ray.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Investigate "why": There are a myriad of reasons why we don't like our bodies. Improving it takes knowing something about why you feel that way. And that takes talking i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
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BP: Its a healthy BP , If you don't have lightheadedness and you are feeling well you don't need to do anything .
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What are you asking?: What are you experiencing that suggests "mal"-digestion is present? You question will be better answered if we can hear from you: 1) your bowel habits ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Syncope: If you have been passing out you need to get checked. An ejection fraction of 52% is below normal (55% to 89%). Your resting heart rate should be le ... Read More
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