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TGA, pulmonary valve stenois - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Valvular Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi there. I have TGA double inlet left ventricle, pulmonary valve stenois VSD interupted aortic arch and arterial switch. I have NO family history of heart disease. I am on asprin 75 MG and lisinopril 2.5 and 5 MG. Before the time runs out PLEASE could you tell me what is maximal heart rate is and if you can damage your heart by reaching your maximal heart rate?
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   ok
User :   PLEASE tell me the answer before the time runs out
Doctor :   yes of course
Doctor :   let me finish
Doctor :   reading first
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   maximal is sinus tachycardia which is around 80 to 100
Doctor :   i would like to know your age
User :   17
Doctor :   as it varies over age
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so 80 to 100 it is
Doctor :   normally heart gets adapted to incerease rate and becomes'
Doctor :   slightly enlargd
User :   so what is max Hr?
Doctor :   but in your case increased heart
Doctor :   rate might not be favourable
Doctor :   i just mentiones
Doctor :   for u r age it can be between 80 to 100
User :   Can you do your heart damage your heart by working it too high during excerise?
Doctor :   see normally the heart adapts
Doctor :   if u have tga i would suggest to go easy on the cardio
Doctor :   all the ppl who work out dont end up with heart ailments

Doctor :   if u have noticed
Doctor :   pls do get
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