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are there stages of congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
NYHA: Heart failure is staged according to the new york heart association classification. In the system, class i is no symptoms. Class ii is symptoms with a high level of physical activity. Class iii his symptoms with a low level of activity. Class IV is symptoms at rest.
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
CHF: There is a new york heart association classification describing how bad the symptoms are. Treatment can sometimes move a patient between stages. They are descriptive stages.
Answered on Dec 20, 2015
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Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: we have 2 types of heart failure : systolic ( means the pumping function of the heart is reduced) Diastolic ( means the heart is stiff and unable to relax enough to get filled with blood) stages : 1-4 1 means the symptoms ( shortness of breath ) comes with severe exertion 2 with minimal exertion 3 with daily activity 4 with rest
Answered on Mar 4, 2019
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