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Congestive Heart Failure Forum

CHF is a condition in which the heart can’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. In some cases, the heart can’t fill with enough blood. In other cases, the heart can’t pump blood to the rest of the body with enough force. Some people have both problems. The term "heart failure" doesn’t mean that your heart has stopped or is about to stop working. Heart failure is a serious condition that requires medical care. This forum is a place to ask questions about CHF. Some examples are: How is CHF diagnosed? What treatment options are available for me?

If you have a question that requires immediate medical attention, or if you think you may have an emergency situation, please call your doctor or 911 IMMEDIATELY!
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My mother (46 yo), was diagnosed with CHF in December 2010 with an EF of 10-15%. The doctors said they did not know what caused it so the...
My mother recently had vtac and had to be shocked to bring her around. they found that she had almost total blockage of the left main art...
I was told I have unspecified congestive heart failure and diastolic heart failure. I have abnormal lab tests: WBC - 15, CRP - 38, SED Ra...
I posted this in the Angina community but thought it would be best to post it here. I am a 62 yr old woman with diabetes, chf and ckd. I ...
hello, i had a cto mid lad that was stented july 2013 and an echo nov 2013 that was basically normal with ef of 55-60% and no other sign...
Hello Dr, 7 days ago I started having on/off fatigue, heart palpitations, minimal chest pain (more of a burn), shortness of breath just ...
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