A 59-year-old male asked:
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i have congestive heartfailure and have + - 45%heart function left i started exercising again for +- 5 days since last week felt tired after exerc sleep1h30 . today no exs very tired sleep fday h rate 122/73 pulse 55 so tired nrm hrt is 107/75/75?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
CHF fatigue: Common prob with CHF fatigue as heart not pumping good enough. Go to uptodate.com and read about CHF. Some meds for CHF can cause fatigue. Recommend DASH diet it Dr approves. Ask for sleep study if not done. Find Epsworth Sleep scale online. Complete and show to Dr. be certain BP is at goal. Sprint study shows goal <120 best to prevent.
Answered on Sep 10, 2020
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