Question: My 81-year-old mother was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy with severe left ventricular dysfunction of an unrelated etiology. After discharge, he began medication and a low-salt diet. What else can we do to improve your health? Malus.
Answer: It is good that your mother weighs herself daily, more or less at the same time. If you notice that you are taking a pound, it is probably due to fluid retention and you should visit your doctor. Regarding exercise, we advise your mother to do a smooth and regular activity. The exercise bike, programmed with low load, could be a temporary substitute until your mother can go for a walk. What you should avoid in any case are excesses. As for domestic activities, you could do light work and not prolonged. Better not to lift weight or bend over because you could get dizzy