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What are the symptoms of HF?

What should I pay attention to in my daily routine?

In heart failure, symptoms are more than just annoyances. They are red flags that warn of worsening heart failure. Monitoring, tracking, and promptly responding to symptoms helps keep them from worsening and averts the kind of emergency that can land you in the hospital. Holding symptoms in check lessens the stress on your heart and ultimately improves quality of life. …

What are the warning signs of worsening heart failure?

Heart failure can worsen rapidly. The following is a list of heart failure symptoms and what they mean. Depending on the severity of your symptoms you may need to contact your heart failure team or call 911 right away. Shortness of breath. Fluid could be collecting in your lungs …

When should I call my doctor or visit the emergency room?

Its important to know what to do when you notice serious heart failure symptoms. Post the following information near the phone or in a place where you can get to it easily. Call 911 for urgent help if you have new chest pain or discomfort for more than 15 minutes that does not ease up with rest or nitroglycerin fast or irregular heartbeat that doesnt go away and causes dizziness or…

Which of my symptoms may be caused by heart failure?

Heart failure generates two major obstacles for the body: (1) the tissues and organs dont get enough oxygen (poor cardiac output), and (2) fluid builds up in the lungs and tissues. Each of these obstacles may generate characteristic symptoms. Symptoms of poor cardiac output can include: Fatigue, Loss of appetite Cool extremities Diminished urine output Lethargy …