Enlarged heart, what does it mean ?
Doctor did say that I had an enlarged heart. Should I be worried? I went to the hospital last night with shortness of breath , chest pain on my left side, pain that came and went on my lower left part of my stomach. I could not feel my hands or my legs they were so numb. There is still a constant...
CHF,Mitral Valve regurgitation and enlarged heart.
My mother is going on 91 years old and has CHF and Mitral Valve regurgiation and enlarged heart. She is on diuretic , lisinopril and patassium. She weighs 88.1 pounds (has always been petite and a baseline of about 110 pounds. She has no appetite but does eat with encouragement. She is fatigued....
slightly enlarged heart with blood pressure
My mother is 53 and has a slightly enlarged heart, mildly elevated blood pressure and slight...? hardening of the arteries. How typical is this for her age? She does not eat well, smokes and has Type 2 diabetes. Sadly, she has seen my father, stepfather, several uncles and both of my grandmothers...
Is an enlarged heart dangerous?
I was told years ago that I have a damaged heart valve that was not life threatening. However, during my last visit to my cardiologist in Palm Springs, he told me I now have an enlarged heart because my heart has been working overtime, which caused the heart to become enlarged. My question is: Is...
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Enlarged heart usually caused due to-poor peripheral pooling of blood flow which is usually caused due to-hypertension,congestive heart failure,renal dialysis ,congenital,alcohol or cocaine consumption,pregnancy,valvular heart defects.
Echocardiography,monitoring blood pressure levels will help to evaluate the condition.It can be tted vt.diuretics,b-blockers
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