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  • 1.  CHF / Cardiomyopathy

    Posted 14 days ago
    questions about cardiac issues   charles.crow@ascension.org 

    3 things make you short of breath

    1. EF ejection fraction blood sent out from left side of heart to body   normal 55- 60%   if less more shortness of breath 
    2. Condition of lungs  - if COPD or other pulmonary  less oxygen 
    3. mitochondria  - little powerhouses in cells that take oxygen and food to burn and move muscles    exercise every other day you have  don't exercise you lose

    Hand weights - OK Ti Chi good  Chair Yoga

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    Charles Crow
    cardiac Rehab nurse
    Ascension
    Birmingham
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