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How Does Someone Get Heart Failure
Heart failure is a complex set of conditions in which the heart "fails" to pump a normal amount of blood with each beat. This can be due to poor squeezing function (systolic heart failure) and/or a stiff heart incapable of filling normally (diastolic heart failure). Common symptoms include swelling and trouble breathing, particularly when ...Read more
Weak heart muscle: A weakening of the heart muscle from coronary artery disease, too much alcohol or a viral infection weakens the heart muscle leading to chf. Find the cause first, then the treatment follows. See a good cardiologist, plenty of good ones in palo alto. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Ask your Doc...: The most reasonable course of caring for your current concern is ask and discuss with your treating Doc about your concern after collecting the onset, degree, frequency, & progress of poor erection with detailed sequence of event as well as the info of lifestyle, drug use, sex life trending, etc. So, together, a reasonable Dx may be reached and reasonable Rx options may be offered. Best wish ... ...Read more
What happens if there is heart failure and breathing difficulty present when resting, does it get worse when exercising or better instead?
Worse: Shortness of breath at rest in a patient with heart failure indicate advance stage of heart failure. Any extra physical work is usually not well tolerated and will make breathing worse. It is best to make patient comfortable of whatever means such as position,and adjustment of medications to control fluids ...Read more
Told I have EF of 48%. (Was 50-55%) I'm 25. Dr doesnt seem that worried but I get rapid HR, SOB, dizzy. No diagnosis. What could it be? Heart failure?
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