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Breathlessness

In 2007 I had an operation for constrictive pericarditus I recovered well unfortunatly it returned on the back of om heart in Dec 2009 I had an operation to remove this ,since this operation I have not been able to lay down on my back ( having to sleep sat up ) I am breathless when walking ,bending down,ect,I was informed yesterday that my diaphram is paralyised can anything be done to rectify this
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1277598 tn?1271094194
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Diaphragmatic paralysis is generally permanent and irreversible.  In your case it is undoubtedly due to your operation
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Thank you for your speedy reply,Can you tell me what steps to take to get a better quality of life ,prior to my operations I had a very active lifestile and at the moment I am very limited as to what I can do
               Kind Regards
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