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pseudonormalization diastolic dysfunction

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
Stiff heart muscle: The heart muscle is scarred and stiff, so it doesn't relax well in between beats.
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Dr. Donald Elton
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Diastolic dysf: This occurs when the heart muscle is stiffer than normal and more than a normal amount of pressure is required to fill the heart before it pumps the b ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Sadly, we have no drugs that reverse it. The best you can do it keep your BP well controlled as that is the most common cause.
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Depends --: it depends on the causes -- for example, obesity and elevated BP can be treated, but heart attack and heart muscle disease are irreversible
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic dysfunctio: Good question....The heart in diastole relaxes and the fibers stretch out as the heart fills. When there is diastolic dysfunction the heart doesn't re ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Elton
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Diastolic dysf: This occurs when the heart muscle is stiffer than normal and more than a normal amount of pressure is required to fill the heart before it pumps the b ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic dysfunctio: Good question....The heart in diastole relaxes and the fibers stretch out as the heart fills. When there is diastolic dysfunction the heart doesn't re ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sameer Azhak
19 years experience Cardiology
Treat blood pressure: Best advice i can give is to invest in a blood pressure machine and keep a daily bp journal. If the readings are normal then you dont have anything t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
LVDD grading subject: The subjective scale of diastolic dysfunction: absent - mild - moderate - severe. Diastolic dysfunction is usually related to "stiffness" of the heart ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic dysfunctio: read this for lots more than you probably want to know: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/105/11/1387.full
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Diastolic dysfunctio: Do the DASH diet for hypertension would be my first recommendation. DASH Diet for Hypertension ISBN 9780743410076 Discuss with your Dr.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
Stiff Heart: Diastolic dysfunction, which means impaired relaxing or filling ability of the heart, was seen on your study. It's graded 1-4, with 4 being most sever ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: It's a sign of normal aging and very common. Be sure your BP is controlled.
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