Postpartum Cardiomyopathy

Related Terms: Aspiration Pneumonia, Avoid Exertion, Bromhexine, Clarithromycin, Ejection Fraction, Low Salt Diet, Spicy Food, Sputum Microscopy

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My wife is recovering from postpartum cardiomyopathy. How to take care of her?
Query: Hello doctor,Recently my wife survived after having an attack of postpartum cardiomyopathy. She is 26 and her EF was reduced to 20 % when she was admitted. She had an attack of repetitive convulsion and her lungs got filled with gastric juice. Now after remaining hospitalized for more than two weeks...  Read Full »
Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Regarding the diet restrictions, common salt intake should be within one teaspoon daily. Salt intake to be maintained strictly. Avoid strenuous activities. She should be on rest till she improves. It is very good that her EF (ejection fraction) improved to 55 %. That ...  Read Full »


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