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Hello and hope you are doing well.

In heart failure, the heart is not able to pump adequate blood to different organs in the body. In this process the kidneys too receive inadequate blood and to compensate for this start retaining sodium. When the sodium content in the blood increases it causes fluid to seep out and cause edema.  To improve this, the heart’s pumping capacity has to be improved and the excess fluid needs to be pumped out with the help of diuretics. So, take the medications prescribed and try to restrict salt in your diet as instructed by your doctor. Take Care.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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