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What can be done for heart failure with ejection fraction of less then 20percent when patient is experiencing extreme fatigue?

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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Heart failure

Main goal in heart failure treatment is to prevent fluid accumulation in your body.
That means taking the right dose of water pill and also other medications that are proven to improve quality. Make sure you check your weight weekly and if you are still gaining weight make sure you talk to your provider. Avoid extra salt in your diet, canned food and frozen food as they all contain a lot of salt.

In brief: Heart failure

Main goal in heart failure treatment is to prevent fluid accumulation in your body.
That means taking the right dose of water pill and also other medications that are proven to improve quality. Make sure you check your weight weekly and if you are still gaining weight make sure you talk to your provider. Avoid extra salt in your diet, canned food and frozen food as they all contain a lot of salt.
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Fluid management

And medications to help strengthen heart muscle like beta blockers, acei or arbs required.
..It could take awhile.

In brief: Fluid management

And medications to help strengthen heart muscle like beta blockers, acei or arbs required.
..It could take awhile.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. George Mathew
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: See U r cardiologist

U need to be followed by u r cardiologist closely!

In brief: See U r cardiologist

U need to be followed by u r cardiologist closely!
Dr. George Mathew
Dr. George Mathew
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