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Diagnosed with mild left ventricular diastolic dysfunction caused by hypertension. Breathlessness and fatigue. Have hypothyroidism

Hello. I was just diagnosed with mild left ventricular diastolic dysfunction caused by hypertension. I do get out of breath easily and fatigue easily but no other symptoms. Is this early heart failure? Also I was also recently diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism. I have an appointment to see an endocrinologist next week. In doing research it seems likely that both the high blood pressure issues and left ventricular problems can be attributed to abnormal calcium levels. Could this be correct?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
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     Blood pressure is responsible for the diastolic dysfunction. / Overt failure can result from hypertension, but breathlessness in you may suggest more of anxiety than pressure... You have not stated your personal habits, family history or co-morbidities, even age, gender...which could have an influence on the diagnosis and outcome...You have not even stated your actual pressure!
     In population studies low calcium is associated with high pressure...Hyperparathyroidism increases the calcium levels... The relations are not simple or direct / there is no cause for concern in your case. Wait for endocrinologist...

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Answered: Sat, 11 May 2013
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