Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy Self Monitoring

Self-monitoring for hypertensive cardiomyopathy includes:

  • Monitor your blood pressure.
  • Monitor your pulse: take your pulse daily while you are at rest. Keep a log of your results. Report to your doctor any pulse rates that exceed 20 beats per minute over your normal resting pulse.
  • Monitor your weight. Keep a log of your results.

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy References
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