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Pseudonormal Diastolic Dysfunction
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
No: It's a sign of normal aging and very common. Be sure your BP is controlled. ...Read more
Is grade 1 diastolic dysfunction a major problem? Is there any way to prevent it from progressing to further grades ?
Stay hydrated: Stay hydrated so your heart fills in with blood. Make sure your heart rate doesn't go high. Pericardial disease, past or current, may contribute. If you are able to identify cause, than treat ...Read more
I was wondering what does left ventricle - grade 1 with no evidence of diastolic dysfunction mean?
I'm 31 and was told I have diastolic dysfunction and minur tricup regurgitation, myoview stress was normal ef 60% should I be freaked out?
No but: You likely have stage I diastolic dysfunction -aka abnormal relaxation. Just be sure your BP stays well controlled and you can lead a normal, healthy life. Your echo findings indicate that, if you have aspirations of winning a gold medal in the 2016 Olympics, you may be disappointed. ...Read more
Just had a silent mi echo shows diastolic dysfunction is this serious?What can I do to help myself? Thank you
Coronary disease: Diastolic dysfunction is caused by the heart not relaxing adequately between heart beats. The best therapies are medications like beta blockers which slow and protect heart.. The best things you can do are take your meds follow a low fat low salt diet. Exercise aerobically daily when you physician releases you. A cardiac rehab program is excellent start. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My echo says the following: " there is lvh with diastolic dysfunction and 57% lv ef. There is inferior wall hypokinesis ". What does this mean ?
Explanation: Lvh left ventricular hypertrophy which is thickening of the heart muscle wall. Diastolic dysfunction.. There is systole which is the squeezing phase and diastolic which is the relaxing phase. Lvef left ventricular, ejection fraction is a calculation of heart squeeze 55-65%!is in the normal range at 57% the bottom heart wall is called inferior and the hypokinesis is a part not the best squeeze. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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