Blood Pressure Medicine Combo Helps Slow Heart Decline in DMD Study

Blood Pressure Medicine Combo Helps Slow Heart Decline in DMD Study

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Blood Pressure Medicine Combo Helps Slow Heart Decline in DMD Study

A treatment combination of two blood pressure medicines can help slow heart function decline in males with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a single center study suggests. These findings support international guidelines that recommend the use of cardiac medications to help stabilize heart function in DMD. The study, “Effects of cardio-active medications on ventricular function in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy-related cardiomyopathy,” was published in the journal Muscle and Nerve. Most patients with DMD develop an…

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