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What is the treatment for systolic heart failure?

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what is the treatment for systolic heart failure?
Posted Wed, 10 Jul 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 1 hour later

Thanks for posting your query.

Systolic heart failure is the condition in which the heart can pump blood to the rest of the body.

There are various reasons for systolic heart failure the common is coronary artery disease. Other causes include some problem with valves, heart attack etc.

The treatment depends upon the cause.

Often, you can control heart failure by taking medicine, changing your lifestyle, and treating the condition that caused it.

Your doctor after taking in to account the other co-existing conditions will decide which medicines are better for you.

Normally medicines are given to help heart muscles to work better, open to blocked vessels, control cholesterol and blood pressure.

Along with this active life style changes are required.

>Ask your doctor how much alcohol you may drink.
>Do not smoke.
>Stay active.
>Lose weight if you are overweight..
>Lower your cholesterol by changing your lifestyle.
>Get enough rest

I hope this helps.

Wishing you good health.


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