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What is the best way to treat my CHF and left ventricular prolapse?

Best way to mend my CHF (congestive heart failure) with left ventricular prolapse? (from 4.5 cm to 6.5 cm now.) I was diagnosed at age 32, now I am 38. Under meds of following Zarnat 100mg, Amvalat 10mg, Carvibloc 35mg, Corplet75mg, Solotrate 60mg. Help. Willing to undergo as a lab rat. Please, for my nieces and nephews. 

submitted by Alex from Philippines on 2/23/2014

Answer:

by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Reynolds Delgado, MD    

Reynolds M. Delgado III, MDThis is a condition which is likely to be manageable sucessfuly with simple medicines only. It is not likely to be passed on to relatives. Simply take the medications, avoid high blood pressure, maintain ideal body weight and it should be ok.    

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