What Are the Symptoms of Heart Failure?

You may not have any symptoms of heart failure, or the symptoms may be mild to severe. Symptoms can be constant or can come and go. The symptoms can include:

Congested lungs. Fluid backup in the lungs can cause shortness of breath with exercise or difficulty breathing at rest or when lying flat in bed. Lung congestion can also cause a dry, hacking cough or wheezing

What Are the Symptoms of Heart Failure?

irregular heartbeat

irregular heartbeat

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal (belly) pain is pain or discomfort that is felt in the part of the trunk below the ribs and above the pelvis.

It comes from organs within the abdomen or organs adjacent to the belly.

It is caused by inflammation, distention of an organ, or by loss of the blood supply to an organ.

In irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) it may be caused by contraction of the intestinal muscles or hyper-sensitivity to normal intestinal activities.

Abdominal Pain

Symptoms associated with it may include:

Bloating

Bloating

rarely, 

Chest Pain

Treatment for chest pain depends upon the cause.

It is best to be safe. Always seek medical care for the assessment of chest pain.

Chest Pain

Cough(Chronic Cough)

chronic cough is a cough that persists over time. Chronic cough is not a disease in itself, but rather a symptom of an underlying condition.

Cough(Chronic Cough)
Decreased Appetite

Decreased Appetite

A decreased desire to eat is a symptom that is common to numerous medical and psychological conditions. Almost any illness can lead to a decrease in appetite.

Decreased Exercise Tolerance

Decreased Exercise Tolerance

Difficulty Sleeping

Difficulty Sleeping
Fatigue

Fatigue

Nearly everyone is overtired or overworked from time to time. Such instances of temporary fatigue usually have an identifiable cause and a likely remedy.

Nausea and vomiting

Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms that can be caused by numerous conditions. Nausea and vomiting most often are due to viral gastroenteritis — often mistakenly termed “stomach flu” — or the morning sickness of early pregnancy.

Nausea and vomiting
Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath

Few sensations are as frightening as not being able to get enough air. Shortness of breath — known medically as dyspnea — is often described as an intense tightening in the chest, air hunger or a feeling of suffocation.

Wheezing

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound made while breathing. It’s often associated with difficulty breathing. Wheezing may occur during breathing out (expiration) or breathing in (inspiration).

Wheezing
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