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stage 1 diastolic dysfunction

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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Thickness: I consider these ranges of ivs and left ventricular thickness borderline or even a normal variant. Importantly, keep your blood pressure under control ... 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 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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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 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Generally: None except for good control of bp. The heart becomes stiffer with age.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in Cardiology
Take care: That does not necessarily mean anything grave at present but that depends on how much the septum is hypertrophied compared to the other walls. At any ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Mild stiffness: your heart is mildly stiff-maybe from high blood pressure -but it still functions well and therefore no evidence of diastolic dysfunction.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Stay hydrated: Stay hydrated so your heart fills in with blood. Make sure your heart rate doesn't go high. Pericardial disease, past or current, may contribute. If ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes to both. : Grade 1diastolic dysfunction can be improved be controlling blood pressure and heart rate well. Diastolic dysfunction is a filling problem, not a pump ... Read More
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