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Old 09-05-2012, 10:16 PM   #1
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Hello from Portland Oregon

Hi just wanted to say hello . My life changed alittle over 2yrs ago when I was hospitalized & told I have CHF & COPD . Then during the following year was told I also had an enlarged heart (called Cardiomyopathy another form of Heart Failure ) , also told I have systolic Heart Failure too . I will share more in the near future with how I reversed the CHF from class 4 make your arrangements back to class 2 . Looking forward to sharing and learning from others . -newheart4me

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Old 09-06-2012, 09:03 AM   #2
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Re: Hello from Portland Oregon

Hi, newheart4me. Hello from sunny South Florida! Congratulations on being able to improve your Heart Failure, despite also having COPD and Cardiomyopathy; from a fellow Heart Failure patient.

Do you mind if I ask your age and what medications you take?

I'm close to 70 and have had Heart Failure for over 25 years, along with permanent Atrial Fibrillation, among other things. I take 25mg Coreg, bid; and 40mg Lasix three times a week; and .125mg Digoxin bd.

Welcome to the boards! Wish it could be for a nicer reason!
Defeated CHF, A-Fib, HBP, Diabetes, Asthma

⇒ Avoid chemicals;triggers;irritants;toxins
⇒ Taken blood pressure ~31k
⇒ egg, cereal, veggie diet 50% fat;25% carb
⇒ Power walk,Weights,Bike,Steps

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