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Can You Describe Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy
Yes: A cardiomyopathy implies a condition where the muscle tissue of the heart does not contract in amanner efficient enough to meet its demands. The weakned heart muscle can be caused by many etiologies, heart attacks, viruses, toxins, etc. When it is labled idiopathic it means the exact cause is unknown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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How can I increase my ejection fraction rate and I have an aicd with idiopathic restrictive cardiomyopathy?
Confused: Restrictive cardiomyopathy is not associated with a low ef. Perhaps you meant "idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy"? Ef can be improved by using a combination of beta blockers (especially coreg), vasodilators (especially ace-inhibitors) and using a resynchronization icd if appropriate in your case. Avoiding alcohol is also mandatory. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy ef 45-50%. If ef imprvment to 60% in 6mths will i be able to resume drinking wine with dinner?
I have idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and a biventricular icd. The problem I am having is there are days i can't seem to stay awake. Normal?
Often not: You seem to have congestive heart failure and are probably on several medications, your symptoms may be from the medications, from variations in your congestive heart failure status, or inadequate effectiveness of your biventricular icd's resynchronization (the special pacing it does to improve your heart's function. See you docrotr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does high c reactive protein affect or is related to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (10.9)?
Quite variable: It depends on a lot of things but the bottom line is that the length of survival varies greatly. Some children or adults live a very long time with severe disease of the heart muscle. Of course, the treatment will affect this but in an individual case it is just hard to predict. ...Read more
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