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What treatment is recommended for type-1 diastolic dysfunction?

What treatment is recommended for type-1 diastolic dysfunction?

Generally: None except for good control of bp. The heart becomes stiffer with age. ...Read more

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Best treatment and home remedy for diastolic dysfunction grade 1?

Best treatment and home remedy for diastolic dysfunction grade 1?

HTN: Grade 1 Diastolic Dysfunction is a failure of relaxation of left ventricle Usually seen in hypertension (elevated blood pressure). The best treatment is making sure that blood pressure is in a normal range, ideally less than 120/80. A low salt diet is appropriate. As far a home remedy - nothing specific - sensible diet and exercise and weight loss would be recommended. ...Read more

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My mother is having mild LVH & grade 1 LV diastolic dysfunction. she dosnt have history of HTN. but last wk seen 170/100.plz do reply cause & cure.

My mother is having mild LVH & grade 1 LV diastolic dysfunction. she dosnt have  history of HTN. but last wk seen 170/100.plz do reply cause & cure.

Data: Sorry but things aren't as simple as you hope. Your Mom needs to see a doctor to be evaluated as to what and why things are going on as well as to treatment. Be sure you and Mom get an explanation from the Doc what is going on and what the treatment can do. CURE is not something we often accomplish. ...Read more

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Diagnosed IST. New cardio did echo and found grade 1a diastolic dysfunction. Could that be cause for the "IST"? What are major concerns/treatment?

Diagnosed IST. New cardio did echo and found grade 1a diastolic dysfunction. Could that be cause for the "IST"? What are major concerns/treatment?

Not the cause: Diastolic dysfunction is not a cause for IST. IST is a diagnosis of exclusion. Diastolic dysfunction based on echo depends greatly on the fluid status of the pt at the time of the echo and tissue doppler imaging can help sort this out. Not sure if your echo had this done or not? Re:IST other testing is needed, tilt test, ep study, autonomic system testing etc. treatment depends on cause ...Read more

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Is diastolic dysfunction reversible?

Is diastolic dysfunction reversible?

Depends --: it depends on the causes -- for example, obesity and elevated BP can be treated, but heart attack and heart muscle disease are irreversible ...Read more

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Hypertrophied septum with grade 1 diastolic dysfunction-what is the implication?

Hypertrophied septum with grade 1 diastolic dysfunction-what is the implication?

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 rate it should be followed regularly with echo probably every 12 months and your blood pressure should be kept in very good control at all times. ...Read more

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My echo shows moderate diastolic dysfunction and mild regurgitation I'm a 45yo female, should I be concerned?

My echo shows moderate diastolic dysfunction and mild regurgitation I'm a 45yo  female, should I be concerned?

Maybe: Moderate (stage II) diastolic dysfunction is serious but often misdiagnosed. If you have no symptoms, I would have the echo repeated at an academic center. If you do have symptoms of congestive heart failure, work closely with your doctor to correct any correctable causes and treat symptoms as best as able. ...Read more