Have periods of feeling tired and breathing heavily
Hi. I've had CHF for 3 years. From time to time, I have periods - usually about 2 or 3 weeks - when I feel extremely tired and find it harder to breath. Has anyone else had this problem? What should I do when it happens? Did I cause it by overdoing things, exerting myself too much?
What you are saying sounds terribly familiar, as I've been going through the same things, and yes, heat seems to make it worse.
I, also have a CRT device, and take CHF medication, the doctor tells me I'm in GREAT shape, and that the turn around in my health is nothing short of amazing(a year ago I was on death's doorstep), but yet the heat knocks me off my feet.
This last week I received an Iron infusion, because I'm anemic, and I feel A LOT better. I would suggest that you talk to your doctor about what you're experiencing, and perhaps ask for a blood check.
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