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Is A Rapid Heart Rate A Symptom Of Congestive Heart Failure
Heart failure is a complex set of conditions in which the heart "fails" to pump a normal amount of blood with each beat. This can be due to poor squeezing function (systolic heart failure) and/or a stiff heart incapable of filling normally (diastolic heart failure). Common symptoms include swelling and trouble breathing, particularly when ...Read more
Can be: Rapid heart rate is definitely one of the constellation of symptoms of untreated heart failure. As the heart weakens, the only mechanism for it to maintain its output is to increase the rate, the feedback mechanisms in the body which dictate more cardiac output lead to the increased heart rate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Incomplete therapy: In congestive heart failure, there is activation of the sympathetic nervous system, which is a contributor to tachycardia. The reflexes that lead to this are complex. Simplistically, though, this is a sign that you need additional therapy. Outcomes are best in people who are on beta-blockers, typically Carvedilol or metoprolol, which have the additional affect of slowing heart rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to take metropolol if suffering from congestive heart failure and heart rate is 47-5. also have history of dialysis?
Heart is enlarged, tachycardia present, b\p 188/100..Dr. Is concerned about congestive heart failure can I take care of this at home? 3 blocked arter
U R seriously sick: You are actually in danger of a brain hemorrhage. You also have diabetes and sleep apnea. You need to be on medication and you need advice on diet and exercise. If you try to be your own doctor, you'll be dead soon. Get with the program, take charge of your health with the guidance of a competent physician, and you may have many more good years. ...Read more
Bad prognosis?: Low blood pressure in a pt. With CHF is a sign of bad prognosis and may be because the diuretics and ace inhibitors or other medications used to control hypertension before? If pt has too much fluid and the BP is low there is not much room to increase the dosis of the diuretics without causing collapse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart failure: It's a group of abnormalities which can have various causes. More a syndrome than a symptom. Lots of diseases can cause it. ...Read more
Basically, it is a condition in which your heart becomes an inefficient pump. As a result, fluid backs up into your lungs and also your lower extremities. There are numerous causes for this but ischemic heart disease is the most common cause. This can be diagnosed by laboratory test, chest xray, as well as an echo or ...Read more
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