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I have had two stents and I am told my heart is weak
Your ECHO shows evidence of an old myocardial infarct, as well as a significant loss of heart function.
This is of course caused by coronary artery disease, caused by atherosclerosis, caused by cholesterol.
You can read more about this here:
You are now at risk for more complications:
Heart failure, progression of your coronary artery disease, stent failure and possibly dangerous rhythm problems:
Diet, exercise and behavior modification (weight loss, cessation of smoking) and medications is what you can do:
Hope this helps,
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