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Stage 1 Diastolic Dysfunction

I was recently diagnosed with Stage 1 Diastolic Dysfunction which they tell me was brought on by uncontrolled hypertension.   I thought my hypertension was well controlled with Micardis (40 mg.) but apparently, on mild exertion, my blood pressure can go as high as 160/90.  I go to physical therapy for lower back pain.  This involves some mild cardiovascular exercise (walking in warm chest-high water.)  I am wondering how safe it is for me to continue doing the mild exercise.

Thanks,

Terri
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Well I was doagnosis with Diastolic Dysfunction in april after I had a Cath done. They didn't say what stage I had But I will be asking when I see my Cardiologists. Well he did start me in Cardio Rehab so ask your doc what type of exercise you should be doing. Good Luck!!!
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Thanks for your post.  I'll wait to see what the cardiologist says I can do.  

Best of luck to you!

Terri


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Well Good Luck @ Your Visit and I hope the Doctor find a good way for you to exercise on a daily basis. Are you taking any meds for this heart condition? I'm on meds for mine Diagnosis of Diastolic Dysfunction I just don't know what stage I never ask but I will ask @ my next visit.
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My name is Robert ,
I was able to look at my Echocardiogram by a new internet service that allows patients to see all medical records , there was much I didn't comprehend, but at the end of the report was a list of conclusions,  one paragraph disturbed me , it stated : Grade 1A diastolic dysfunction with severe concentric left ventricular hypertrophy.  From other research on the net, I think what im reading is tellin me my heart is in the first stages of failing and the left side of my heart is enlarged , with these problem, my heart is not keeping up with the other side causeing pulmonary edema,  that explaining my cough and shortness of breath and chest pain ,Im not a Dr. And Im not scheduled for another appointment for awhile so Im hoping someone out there will tell me its nothing serious and my own interpretation of what I have read is incorrect.
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