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What is advanced diastolic dysfunction with pseudonormal transmitral flow?

What is advanced diastolic dysfunction with pseudonormal transmitral flow?

Stiff Heart: Diastolic dysfunction, which means impaired relaxing or filling ability of the heart, was seen on your study. It's graded 1-4, with 4 being most severe. You have grade 2. It's usu caused by high blood pressure; other more rare things too. Symptoms range from mild shortness of breath to full blown heart failure or (for many) nothing at all. Use it as a wake up call to take care of yourself! ...Read more

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What exactly is diastolic dysfunction?

What exactly is diastolic dysfunction?

Diastolic dysf: This occurs when the heart muscle is stiffer than normal and more than a normal amount of pressure is required to fill the heart before it pumps the blood out. If the filling pressure gets too high it results in pulmonary edema and shortness of breath, particularly with exertion. Uncontrolled hypertension is a common cause and can be acute or chronic. ...Read more

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What is diastolic dysfunction ?

What is diastolic dysfunction ?

Diastolic dysf: This occurs when the heart muscle is stiffer than normal and more than a normal amount of pressure is required to fill the heart before it pumps the blood out. If the filling pressure gets too high it results in pulmonary edema and shortness of breath, particularly with exertion. Uncontrolled hypertension is a common cause and can be acute or chronic. ...Read more

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What helps/ resloves/ reduces exhaustion fo diastolic dysfunction? What can I do to fix it. Ali

What helps/ resloves/ reduces exhaustion fo diastolic dysfunction? What can I do to fix it.  Ali

Diastolic dysfunctio: There are many causes of diastolic dysfunction, coronary disease, myocardiopathies.It depends on the ejection fraction of the left ventricle.There is no simple fix , you have to the cause. ...Read more

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What are some concerns for grade 1A diastolic dysfunction? How is it treated?

What are some concerns for grade 1A diastolic dysfunction? How is it treated?

Treat blood pressure: Best advice i can give is to invest in a blood pressure machine and keep a daily bp journal. If the readings are normal then you dont have anything to worry about and dont require treatment. If bp is elevated. Then most important is to be mindful of sodium and keep it below 2000mg a day and eat plenty of vegetables and fruits. ...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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Is grade 1 diastolic dysfunction something to worry about?

Is grade 1 diastolic dysfunction something to worry about?

Diastolic dysfunctio: Good question....The heart in diastole relaxes and the fibers stretch out as the heart fills. When there is diastolic dysfunction the heart doesn't relax normally and it takes higher pressures to stretch out the fibers to where they can efficiently shorten for systole. This is somewhat oversimplified but hopefully gives you the general idea..... Grade 1 is mild diastolic dysfunction. ...Read more

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Help docs, is grade 1 diastolic dysfunction something to be worried about?

Help docs, is grade 1 diastolic dysfunction something to be worried about?

No: It's a sign of normal aging and very common. Be sure your BP is controlled. ...Read more

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What to do if I have advised for echo & tmt and done observed diastolic dysfunction(type-i) what is this?

What to do if I have advised for echo & tmt and done observed diastolic dysfunction(type-i) what is this?

Diastolic dysfunctio: Diastolic dysfunction is abnormal relaxation of the heart muscle. This forces increased filling pressure of the heart and shortness of breath with minimal effort. There is no real treatment for this. ...Read more

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What is type 1 diastolic dysfunction? Is it treatable?

Diastolic dysfunctio: read this for lots more than you probably want to know: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/105/11/1387.full ...Read more