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Is Chf A Painful Death
If somebody says he's going to die from chf, what actually will cause his death? What happens in the body?
Multiple organs: Heart failure affects all the organs in the body, as the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the needs. The usual, immediate cause of death is accumulation of fluid in the lungs due to backing up of blood in the lung and liquid part of blood leaking out into the air spaces, pulmonary edema. ...Read more
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
Swelling All Over For 7 Days It Is Very Painful Coughing Up Frothy Like Substance
I have Devics, CHF, AFib, Chronic Pain?
CHF exacerbation?: Hi, sorry to hear about ur problem, it sounds like a CHF exacerbation, you should go to ER for evaluation and treatment, please be safe. ...Read more
Yes: Survival as a measure by itself and event-free, meaningful survival as a whole have improved through research and evidence-based practice of cardiology. Over the past 10 years or so, our better understanding of the disease, better medication regimen, and device therapy have made patient's survival longer and their quality of life better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many ways: Patients with CHF have no energy level i.e. May not be able to do grocery since walking in the store will bring about shortness of breath. Sexual function is certainly deteriorated and general mood to. Families have to stick together and support the patient who may need oxygen supply and will certainly need no salt diet and control of fluid intake along with taking meds appropriately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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