Welcome to Dr Warrick's Podcast Channel. Warrick is a practising cardiologist and author with a passion for improving care by helping patients understand their heart health through education work believes educated patients get the best health care to discover and understand the latest approaches and technology in heart care and how this might apply to you or someone you love.

Hi, my name is Dr Warick Bishop, and I'd like to tell you a little bit about a condition called dilated cardiomyopathy. Well, that's a mouthful, but it basically means a large heart that's not working properly. Well, these large hearts don't work properly can sometimes get better with time and without medications. And the question then becomes, can we stop those medications? Will a really neat study done relatively recently called trend H F tells us that if we stop the medications in these people, who've had a big baggy heart that doesn't work well, that's then recovered, that about 30% revert back to the problem. That's just too many. So the answer is we stay on these medications for life to protect that heart.

If you'd like some more information on that, I've done a podcast with more details. So please have a listen and enjoy that information. Till next time. I wish you the very best. Good health and bye for now.


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