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Heart failure (HF), often called congestive heart failure (CHF) or congestive cardiac failure (CCF), is an inability of the heart to provide sufficient pump action to distribute blood flow to meet the needs of the body. Heart failure can cause a number of symptoms including shortness of breath, leg swelling, and exercise intolerance.
My husband was taking furosemide 40mg twice a day still retaining water so dr has tried bumetanide 1mg twice a day. It really does not seem to be working. We have tried taking 1mg 4xday. He slowly gains weight a pound a day then we double up the…Continue
Started by Wall. Last reply by Narendra Verma Oct 26, 2012.
Hey guys my doctor has been talking to me about getting an ICD. Is there anyone out there that has one? And if so, What was the surgery like? Is there any visual scarring and can you actually see the device? If you have gotten shocked did it hurt,…Continue
Started by Eri. Last reply by Miracle Oct 18, 2012.
1. What are the symptoms? 2. Is it hereditary? 3. Is it completely preventable? 4. When do most people find out they have it? 5. How do most people find out they have it? 6. What other illnesses can help the disease? 7. If you can, how do you…Continue
Started by Janaki. Last reply by Eri Oct 18, 2012.
In 2008, after recovering from breast cancer, New York artist Vicki Behm contracted what seemed to be a bad flu. But symptoms persisted beyond the usual time. She eventually found herself in an ER, gasping for breath. Then she was diagnosed with a…Continue
Started by Michael Oct 19, 2008.