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Enlarged Heart

When a person has been diagnosed with an enlarged heart is there any way (with meds and diet or whatever) the heart will ever go back to a normal size or will it always remain enlarged?
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Hopefully it will go back to normal.  I was diagnosed with CHF a few years back, extremely low EF and enlarged ventricles...my heart is now normal size normal function.  Low sodium diet and exercise and meds....talk to the doc.
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If the LV heart chamber is enlarged (dilated) often returns to normal with treatment.  Lv hypertrophy also can be due to wall thickness, etc. will almost never return to normal size.
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