Heart failure sometimes is known as congestive heart failure is more often a long term (chronic) condition, but may come on suddenly (Acute), occurs when the heart muscle fails to pump blood as it should to meet the demands of the body. The condition may affect only the right side or only the left side of the heart or both sides of the heart also can be involved.
Left Heart failure is present when:
Right heart failure
Right-sided heart failure is also called right ventricular (RV) heart failure or right heart failure.
The right side of your heart pumps “used” blood from your body back to your lungs, where it refills with oxygen. Right-sided heart failure means your heart’s right ventricle is too weak to pump enough blood to the lungs. As a result:
Fluid builds up in your legs, abdomen or other areas of your body, causing swelling.
Heart failure symptoms may include:
Any of the following conditions also can put on risk to get heart failure.
A heart attack occurs suddenly when an artery feeding the heart becomes completely blocked. Damage to the heart muscle from a heart attack may mean that the heart can no longer pump as well as it should.
Other diseases. Some long-term diseases may contribute to chronic heart failure. Examples are diabetes, HIV infection, an overactive or underactive thyroid, or a buildup of iron or protein.
Some of the complications from congestive heart failure include:
When you will come to Crest Natural Health Centre the health worker will ask you about your symptoms and medical history. They may ask you about:
We have a variety of Homeopathic Medicine to treat Heart Failure depending on the symptoms of the patients