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Life Duration Of Someone With Congestive Heart Failure Corrected By Diet
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
Depends...: On severity. Many patients with appropriate treatment can lead full lives. ...Read more
Anyone who is afflicted with congestive heart failure & edema that has it go away with diet change?
Doesn't cure: Diet can certainly make congestive heart failure worse. Salt needs to be closely watched as it will precipitate fluid retention making the congestive failure even worse. Although diet can improve symptoms of congestive heart failure the problem still exist so continued care needs to be applied. With time the heart can improve with regards to its function so make sure medications are continued. ...Read more
Wanted to know where can I find a diet plan for congestive heart failure and renal disease combined?
Indefinitely?...: Mild congestive heart failure, if aggressively managed with appropriate medications and lifestyle changes, can sometimes remain mild for many years, even for the duration of a person's life. Rarely, the heart contractility even improves with medications, or with avoidance of further insults to the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if someone has congestive heart failure and takes medicine how long do they have to live?
It varies: Death in the first year can vary from 10% to 25% depending on the cause of the heart failure ,the severity of the heart dysfunction,the age of the patient and the presence of co morbidities such as kidney failure, diabetes,etc. The natural history of heart failure which is progressive can be altered by medications and intervention such as bi ventricular pacing or resynchronization ...Read more
CHF: CHF treated well could be consistent with a long life if it stays stable. It needs the patient and medical staff to work together. The cause of the CHF as well as the treatment and the other status of the patient come into the equation also. ...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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