Better Treatments To Reverse Congestive Heart Failure

Take it easy… stay in bed. That’s what most doctors tell patients with congestive heart failure. I can’t think of worse advice. What’s Congestive Heart Failure? Congestive heart failure (CHF) means your heart can’t pump enough blood for your body’s needs. Blood builds up behind the heart. Fluids accumulate in the lungs and make you weak, tired and short of breath. Less blood flowing to your brain makes you dizzy and confused. Vital organs like your lungs, brain and kidneys begin to shut down. What Happens When You Have CHF? A heart with CHF is severely deconditioned. When your heart pumps less blood than it receives, fluid backs up. Your heart swells like a water balloon. How Can Congestive Heart Failure Be Treated? Like any muscle, the heart needs exercise to build strength — not rest. I help my heart patients build up their heart muscle with my PACE program. It’s the best way to improve your heart’s capacity and increase its pumping power. And it only takes 12 minutes a day. You can get specific workouts, resources and information about exercising with PACE by clicking here. Mainstream Treatments for CHF Bed rest isn’t the only bad advice cardiologists give CHF patients. They also prescribe Big Pharma drugs that make CHF worse. ACE inhibitors and diuretics cause constant fatigue, weakness and shortness of breath; Beta-blockers decrease cardiac output by blocking hormones that allow the heart to beat faster...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Health Source Type: news

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Source: Autoimmunity Reviews - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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Source: Neurophysiologie Clinique - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Authors: Corrà U, Piepoli M, Giordano A Abstract Exercise oscillatory ventilation (EOV) is an ominous sign in heart failure due to reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (HFrEF) whatever it is represented. But EOV is detected also in normal healthy individuals and in other cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients, however, its prevalence in these is not completed clear. The aim was to describe the occurrence of EOV in healthy subjects and the overall population all CVD patients who performing symptom limited cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET). Healthy subjects were divided in athletes and normal subjec...
Source: Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Monaldi Arch Chest Dis Source Type: research
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Source: Acta Cardiologica - Category: Cardiology Tags: Acta Cardiol Source Type: research
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Source: RSC - Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Source Type: research
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