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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies.: BUT in a young healthy person, generally the heart rate is low because the heart is efficiently pumping and the cardiac output is good. Generally, (in ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
Can: Low protein due to protein loss, malnutrition, or breakdown of protein is common amongst many chronic diseases, heart failure included. Treat your hea ... Read More
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Dr. Jennifer Peura
21 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure : Right sided hf can lead to swelling of intestines and then poor nutrient absorption. This can go along with abdominal bloating. If this is happening o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Two ways: Either by pumping out more blood with each beat (by squeezing harder) or by beating faster. The output is the heart rate times the stroke volume. (the ... Read More
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac output: This is a product of stroke volume or cc's of blood per beat times the heart rate so cardiac output increases with either an increase in stroke volume ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
About 4%: About 4% of the cardiac output goes to the heart muscle itself. That is the same either at rest or with exercise.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiac Output: Cardiac output equals stroke volume x heart rate. That means if the heart rate goes up the cardiac output will go up. The stroke volume is how much th ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Hormonal +/- nervous: The transplanted heart responds to hormonal changes. There is also some evidence that the transplanted heart may have some sympathetic re-innervation ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Echo: Echo is the simplest, easiest, cheapest, fastest way to determine the heart's strength ("ejection fraction"). Cardiac output, which is the product of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
SVxHR=CO: You can count your heart rate by taking your pulse. That's the easy part. To get SV, you can do an echo to estimate it or do a right heart catheteriza ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Not with that data: Cardiac output is the product of heart rate by stroke volume (amount of blood the heart sends to the body with each heart beat). You do not have that ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
46 years experience Interventional Radiology
All increase: Exercise causes an increased demand for blood flow to provide oxygen to the muscles doing the work. This is accomplished by increase in heart rate an ... Read More

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