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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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