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... They said I was at stroke levels. anyway I went to the emergency room about 6 times, thought I was having a heart attack. They ran EKG said no heart attack that I was having anxiety attacks. Went to the doctor and he gave me Lexapro and BP medication.. atenolol and Benicar with a water pill in it. ... (12 replies)
... ny blockage. I thought they could tell that from the ekg or the blood test that they ran. They have been telling me for a year that there is no blockage and my heart is fine except for this enlarged muscle. Blocking of arteries did not cause the muscle to enlarge.... it has always been slightly enlarged.... ... (12 replies)
... vascular disorder. TO BIG is when the heart size stretches to a measurement that impairs contractions. ... (10 replies)

... Hi, I have been diagnosed with a slightly enlarged heart and am having a 24 hour test on March 19th. Ever since I was diagnosed I have felt far worse than before. ... (3 replies)
... It appears there may be LV contraction impairment. The blood test will include a test for troponin I level and if high could indicate a heart injury. ... (12 replies)
Enlarged Heart
Oct 25, 2005
... Does a enlarged heart make her more at risk of other things? ... (3 replies)
... If u have sleep apnea symptoms look into a test on that. Sleep apnea can enlarge the heart and if stopped soon enough can be reversed. An enlarged heart can lead to heart failure but doesn't always. ... (8 replies)
... Unfortunately I experienced a "silent heart attack" and I was virtually asymptomatic until fluids backed up into the lungs and caused a breathing problem when sleeping. I would wake up and hyperventalate. ... (9 replies)
... Aside from medication to widen the blood vessels, is there anything else that might help achieve a total reversal of heart remodeling? ... (10 replies)
... Replacement or REPAIR. That depends on the underlying problem, hf mode, whether there is heart remodeling, age, general health, LV functionality, progression, etc. ... (19 replies)
... MI ACE inhibitors reduce remodelling". Is that saying the affects of an enlarged heart can be reversed by decreasing the size of the LV chamber. Understandingly that would increase increase EF. ... (9 replies)
... Do you know the underlying cause for the heart attacks? ... (4 replies)
... Hypertrophy due to abnormal circumstances can be reversed. ... (5 replies)
... or valve problems they could have caused damage and possibly led to inefficient pumping ability, and consequently a reduced EF which could cause the heart to overcompensate and put me at risk for heart that correct? ... (19 replies)
... can impair the heart's ability tp pump blood. Reduction of cardiac output can adversely effect breathing and induce muscular fatigue with less exertion. ... (4 replies)
... permanent Atrial Fibrillation and Diabetes 2 was good news and bad news. The bad news was that these are nasty health problems that can get much worse. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Kenkeith, Can you describe how you achieved the reduction in afterload, slowed your heart rate, and the medications used that enabled you to reverse the remodeling, and improve your EF to 59%? From the figures your improvement in EF over the three years has been amazing. :cool: :cool: How evident is that sort of improvement in your day-to-day lifestyle and exercise... (4 replies)
... can certainly be reversed when the underlying cause is controlled. There may be only be a window of opportunity to reverse though. A grossly enlarged heart may in itself cause irreversible impairment due to damage to the cellular structure of the muscle when overly extended. ... (19 replies)
... I can understand how you are feeling, and by no means am I a doctor.. but I will give you my story and at least one piece of advice based on what you are describing. ... (3 replies)

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