Hopefully my last question for awhile. I know that prognosis for dhf is not good for a lot of patients, but will copd complicate survival even more. Was dx with copd, polycythemia, angina and non-alcoholic fatty liver in the mid 2000's, plus couple that they are closely monitoring. Told by a neuro that I have a lot going on and makes treating one of them difficult let alone all. Can this make for a worse prognosis? There are problems getting my bp and lung condition under control, now heart failure is thrown in the mix.View Thread
Hospitalized on 1/23 for severe edema. With all the symptoms: edema, sob, fatigue, exercise intolerance,hypertension, etc., My doctor said one side of the heart is stiff and will not fill with enough blood. There are two valves not working correctly and the aortic artery is enlarged. Doctors on another site gave it a name, diastolic heart failure. They also said there really aren't any meds at this time for this condition. But WebMD shows a whole list of them. Are these meds just to make you feel better? Or can they slow the progression?View Thread
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