) The doctor ordered an echo and found an EF of
~30%. I was titrated up to 150 mg Toprol XL and 10 mg of Lisinopril
. Every test possible (EKG, holter, blood tests) was performed to rule out other causes of
the decreased heart function. I was banned from strenuous activity (although the only time I didn't experience palpitations was during exersize, and I was running ~25 mi./week).