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What does Nelio 5 do. My cat, I believe has an enlarged

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What does Nelio 5 for cats do. My cat, I believe has an enlarged heart according to his French vet ... help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  helperDVM replied 2 years ago.
I am so sorry to hear about poor Thomas' heart problem! Nelio 5 is a blood pressure medication. It is very helpful in pets with a heart condition because it lowers Thomas' blood pressure. The way this helps is that with lower blood pressure the heart does not have to work as hard to get blood to travel around the body!
The heart is a muscle that if it gets too large it can no longer do its job as well. The harder it works the larger it will get (think of lifting weights with any other muscle in the body more work = the muscle getting bigger). While the medication will not stop the progression of his heart disease it has been proven to slow the progression! Hope that helps!
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Expert:  helperDVM replied 2 years ago.
Hi Rosalind,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Thomas. How is everything going?