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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is chronic heart failure?

Chronic heart failure is when the heart doesn't pump blood as well as it should. It is caused by conditions that overwork the heart, such as high blood pressure, heart valve disease, thyroid disease, kidney disease, diabetes, heart defects from birth, etc.

Symptoms related to chronic heart failure

  • Hands and feet are cold

  • Difficulty breathing when lying down, which improves when sitting up

  • Facial swelling

  • Unintentional weight gain of more than 2 kg/month

  • Waking up at night with difficulty in breathing

  • Cough

  • Fatigue

Questions your doctor may ask to check for chronic heart failure

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose chronic heart failure

  • Do you have cold hands and feet?

  • Do you have breathing difficulty when lying down which improves when you sit up?

  • Do you have facial swelling?

  • Do you have unintentional weight gain of more than 2 kgs in one month?

  • Have you ever woken up at night because you were breathless or struggling to breathe?

Treatment for chronic heart failure

Treatment plan depends on the severity. Treatments can include diet modifications (eating less salt, limiting fluid intake), taking prescription medication or surgery (example, implantation of pacemaker).

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