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Symptoms of both left and right diastolic dysfunction include congested lungs, water and fluid retention, an altered heartbeat, dizziness, and fatigue, notes WebMD. Diastolic dysfunction occurs when the left and right ve... More »

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The main causes of left ventricular heart dysfunction are related to systolic and diastolic failures. In these types of failures, the pumping ability of the left ventricle is affected. In systolic failure, the left ventr... More »

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Two-dimensional echocardiography with Doppler is typically used to diagnose diastolic dysfunction, and it is a more reliable method than standard echocardiography, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. ... More »

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Symptoms of heart blockage or coronary artery disease include chest pain, or angina; shortness of breath; irregular or faster heartbeat; weakness or dizziness; nausea; and sweating. Of these, angina is the most common, a... More »

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Diastolic dysfunction is a type of heart failure, notes WebMD. It occurs when the heart contracts in a normal pattern, but the ventricles fail to relax. Stiff ventricles and a heart muscle that doesn't relax prevent the ... More »

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Symptoms of heart ischemia, or ischemic cardiomyopathy, include shortness of breath, extreme tiredness or fatigue, fainting, lightheadedness, dizziness, pain and pressure in the chest, weight gain, heart palpitations, ed... More »

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