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is shortness of breath a symptom of diastolic heart failure

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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: One of the most common causes of diastolic congestive heart failure is hypertension.
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diastolic heart fail: Diastolic dysfunction is secondary to defect in the relaxation of the of the heart muscle, High blood pressure can cause this problem from thickened ... Read More
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
DHF : The causes of diastolic heart failure include anything that causes stiffness of one or both of the ventricles. Hypertension with increased heart muscl ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Possibly.: This may be from congestive heart failure, although the term does not mean that your heart is going to stop anytime soon. There are certainly ways to ... 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 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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
37 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic HF: If by characteristics you mean symptoms, the symptoms of diastolic heart failure otherwise known as heart failure with preserved left ventricular func ... 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 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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