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What Are Some Of The Symptoms Of 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
Multiple: Shortness of breath at rest, inability to stand up from bed and walk ( ny class iv) accumulation of fluid starting with the legs up to the whole body and lungs causing crackle sounds in the chest, lowering of blood pressure, tahycardia ( unless taking beta blockers)and worsening of the kidney function and sometimes even worsening of the liver function ( because the congestion). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Congestive heart fai: CHF is a symptom complex. Many cardiac problems can cause chf. Generally loss of exercise capacity, shortness of breath, fatigue and sometimes peripheral swelling we call edema is present. CHF can be right sided, left sided or biventricular. It can be caused by systolic, diastolic or valvar problems. ...Read more
Several: 1. Shortness of breath with activity 2. Lower extremity edema / fluid retention 3. Weight gain secondary to #2 4. Sleeping on several pillows or upright due to shortness of breath laying flat 5. Waking up in the middle of the night due to shortness of breath. 6. Fatigue with exertional activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why in heart failure are symptoms worse on some days but other days almost normal? Have bivent and ef now 38%. Wouldn't heart pump the same every day.
No: Will vary on fluid intake salt exposure, physical activity and variable response to medications. ...Read more
There are several: The symptoms associated with heart failure often depend on the severity of failure. People can experience shortness of breath and fatigue. Some are unable to lie flat w/o sob (orthopnea) and sometimes they suddenly wake up short of breath. They may need to urinate many times at night. Frequent cough with frothy white sputum can occur. And sometimes chest pain. There are many more. ...Read more
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