Congestive Heart Failure Heart Pumping At 25% Adderall User And Former Meth User Help!!!

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Asked by Kayley

Congestive Heart Failure Heart Pumping At 25% Adderall User And Former Meth User Help!!!

My dad is 57 years old a former 15 year meth user and began taking adderall reguarly in 2007. In 2005 he was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, a stint was put in and heart was pumping at 65%. November 2010 he went to the emergency room as he said he couldn't breathe, he was told he had pneumonia and heart was pumping at 25%. He was admitted to the hospital on 1/12 as he said he had 40lbs of excess water. He has not told the doctors he takes adderall (im sure he abuses with increasing the does) I can't get any information out of him, I'm not sure how serious it is and if hes in denial? IS THIS SERIOUS? HOW SERIOUS? I just want some ANSWERS

Answer

Hi Kayley,

Here are links to information:

Congestive Heart Failure

Normal Ejection Fraction

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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