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How Serious Is Marijuana For People With Dilated Cardio Myopathy
Carefully: Someone with cardiomyopathy should not consume alcohol. However, some people who drink regularly and substantially become dependent on alcohol, and abruptly stopping can lead to dangerous withdrawal symptoms. You should discuss this with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on your ejection fraction and overall health. See a cardiologist and get yourself the best chance. ...Read more
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I am suffering from hypertrophic obstructure cardio myopathy. Will it effect my sex and family life?
No: Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy needs to be followed closely, especially as it puts some (not all) people who have it at risk for sudden death on the sports field. It's fairly treatable both by conservative means and by operative interventions. Sex is the least of your worries. Good luck. ...Read more
I have an aunt who is 81 years old. She advised me today that she has stage 4 cardio myopathy. What is her life expectancy given a diagnosis 1 year ag?
Class 4 CHF: I would say that she has a short remaining life-span, although heart meds will help. She may benefit from a ventricular assist device or an icd. ...Read more
Not really: Ischemic heart disease refers to atherosclerotic disease of thee coronary arteries. Hocm is a disorder of the muscle cells of the heart. There is not a common cause. ...Read more
It depends: Cardiomyopathies can have a wide range of clinical course from very few symptoms for many years to very severe symptoms in a short time period. Most are progressive but may be very gradual. Medications are avfirstbline of treatment. For the most severe, cardiac transplantation is undertaken. ...Read more
Serious disease: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as well. It is commonly inherited, first degree relatives should be screened. Patients may have severe symptoms, or no symptoms at all. It is a common cause of death in young athletes who seemed completely healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I am suffering from hypertrophic obstructure cardio myopathy. Will it effect my sex and my childrens life?
Significant disease: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as well. It is commonly inherited, first degree relatives should be screened. Patients may have severe symptoms, or no symptoms at all. It is a common cause of death in young athletes who seemed completely healthy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Your heart is a pump that never stops. It pumps blood filled with nutrients and oxygen to your cells so that they may do their job. If your pump isn't working correctly then you entire body suffers. Think of your car not getting enough gas, how does it act?
Good luck, ask your doctor about home or portable oxygen treatment. ...Read more
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is latest medicine for hcm (highper trophic cardio myopathy-heart diseases) and psoriasis (skin diseases)?
HCM: Drugs for hcm are commonly those that are negatively inotropic such as all betablockers, verapamil and (if an antiarrhythmic is needed), norpace (disopyramide). For serious arrhythmias, often used with an icd, amiodarone. For psoriasis: sorry, not my field! If drugs fail, surgery is indicated (myomectomy/myotomy). ...Read more
Have pea size lymph node, left groin 1 year. Also have chirrosis liver, diabetes, thyroid disease, cardio myopathy. Node is now x3 size. What do I do?
If the mass has: Grown in size significantly, you should have it evaluated. ...Read more
Who knows: When it comes to mixing cannabalis with medical problems or other medication treatments all bets are off. There are no studies to guide us in giving medical advice. Discuss with your doctor openly. Assessing potential benefits and potential risks with a physician who knows you is priceless. ...Read more