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November 30, 2010

Blood Flow Study Suggests Other Causes For Exercise Intolerance Study In Heart Failure Patients 2006. Xanya Sofra Weiss

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A new study shows that blood flow to the legs is relatively normal in people with diastolic heart failure, suggesting other potential causes of their inability to do everyday activities, according to researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. “Reduced tolerance for physical activity is the primary symptom of diastolic heart failure, and it greatly affects quality of life,” said Dalane Kitzman, M.D., professor of cardiology and senior researcher on the study. “This condition will increase as our population ages, so it’s important to pinpoint the reasons for their symptoms and to develop effective treatments.

Xanya Sofra Weiss

Xanya Sofra Weiss

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