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What is done for congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: >>Tx the Causes<<

Since the primary cause is atherosclerosis >> coronary artery disease (even if lumens look ok on angiography) >> reduced blood flow & heart muscle damage, aggressively treat the factors driving atherosclerosis [lipoproteins (not cholesterol) blood sugar, bp, etc.
To abnormally healthy levels], remove excess body water, keep BP low nl, treat with acei (aceon (perindopril) 1 of best) & carvedilol, exercise, etc.

In brief: >>Tx the Causes<<

Since the primary cause is atherosclerosis >> coronary artery disease (even if lumens look ok on angiography) >> reduced blood flow & heart muscle damage, aggressively treat the factors driving atherosclerosis [lipoproteins (not cholesterol) blood sugar, bp, etc.
To abnormally healthy levels], remove excess body water, keep BP low nl, treat with acei (aceon (perindopril) 1 of best) & carvedilol, exercise, etc.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology

In brief: heart failure

This depends on the cause of the heart failure.
By and large, medications, weight and blood pressure control and restricted salt intake are the starting point. The cause of the heart failure has to be determined for more definitive therapy.

In brief: heart failure

This depends on the cause of the heart failure.
By and large, medications, weight and blood pressure control and restricted salt intake are the starting point. The cause of the heart failure has to be determined for more definitive therapy.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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