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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
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I hope so. I have a paralyzed diaphram. Right side. Due to

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I hope so. I have a paralyzed diaphram . Right side. Due to complications of sinus node adulation for heart failure. My current phy. Has not prescribed any respitory therapy. It has been almost 6 mo since surgery and still on 2 to 3 liters per. What are your thoughts
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Are you having any breathing problems?
Customer: I had breathing problems related to my heart failure, Which was solved by the ablation
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Cardio thinks lifelong tachycardia caused the Chf. Resting HR was 135 now after surgery and drug therapy it is now 70-80. I have never smoked but have been around smokers a long time
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

you should ask for respiratory therapy and exercise therapy

also ask about a procedure called Diaphragmatic plication which can fix your diaphram and help improve your breathing