Ejection-Fraction

Treating Low Ejection Fraction

Several months ago, I posted a blog defining ejection fraction. I am thrilled that it has been helpful! I recently had a blog reader ask a great question about low ejection fraction and wanted to post the answer: "I had a heart attack five years ago and a stent placed. All of my blood work is normal…

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What are ACE Inhibitor Drugs?

…Echocardiograms have shown that ACE inhibitor drugs support the left ventricle so that it works more like a healthy heart, improving pumping ability and ejection fraction (the amount of blood pushed forward with each heartbeat). The primary side effects of ACE inhibitor drugs include: * Decreased kidney function…

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