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is lower leg swelling a symptom of diastolic heart failure

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Edema CHF?: The reason you are both having edema is in part related to eating more sodium(Na) than your kidneys can get rid of. There are many causes and you need ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Aufseeser
48 years experience Podiatry
Venous insuficiency: The most common cause of lower leg swelling is incompetent valves in the veins. Does the swelling reduce with elevation? Does it reduce over night. ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Possible lymphedema: This may be due to lymphedema with the heart deposits that will cause swelling to the area. This may also be due to some other form of vascular compr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 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 member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 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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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See WebMD: The subject is too broad to be discussed here. Try webmd.
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A 38-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.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
30 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic failure: We have no cure for diastolic heart failure. We have treatments that help.

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