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Title: What if you have mild congestive heart failure?

Interventional Cardiologist Apollo Hospitals,
Dr. Sarita Rao is a Sr. Interventional
Cardiologist at Apollo Hospitals, Indore. She is
the first female Interventional Cardiologist in
Central India. She is Fellow of American College
of Cardiology(FACC) and Fellow of European
Society of Cardiology(FESC)
For OPD Appointments Contact 91
9893925000 OPD Timing at Apollo Hospitals,
Indore 1100 AM to 400 PM Location Apollo
Hospitals, Indore Sector D Rd, Scheme No 74C,
Vijay Nagar, Indore. OPD Timing at Clinic 630
PM to 800 PM Location 303, Third Floor, Vishal
Astra, Opp. Satya Sai School, A.B Road, Indore,
What if you have mild congestive heart failure?
When the heart muscle is damaged to the point
where it cannot pump blood effectively, a
condition known as heart failure develops. The
result is chest pain and difficulty breathing due
to a combination of blood pooling and fluid
accumulation in the lungs. The inability of your
heart muscle to pump blood effectively is
impaired by congestive heart failure (CHF), a
progressive and chronic illness.
Heart failure is a broad term that can refer to
several different conditions. However, the
specific stage of heart failure known as
congestive heart failure (CHF) occurs when fluid
accumulates within the heart, making it pump less
You've got four chambers in your heart. The
heart's upper and bottom halves comprise two
atrial and two ventricular chambers.
The atriums collect blood from the body as it
circulates back from the rest and pumps it to the
ventricles, which then pump the blood to the
remainder of the body's organs and tissues.
Chronic heart failure occurs when the ventricles
cannot pump enough blood to the body. The buildup
of blood and other bodily fluids inside your
organs (heart, lungs, liver, and lower body)
When does heart failure become mild? What are the
The patient can have weight gain and fluid
retention episodes, shortness of breath with
effort and a lowered exercise tolerance. Extreme
leg oedema is a severe condition that may affect
some patients. The patient may become depressed
and irritable due to being confined to bed and
forced to rely more heavily on their loved ones.
Patients experiencing diminished cardiac function
may experience palpitations.

What is the outlook for someone with minor
congestive heart failure?
Heart failure with intact and mid-range ejection
fractions is becoming more common as the
population ages. More than 40 of all heart
failure hospitalisations in the United States
were for patients with preserved (ejection
fraction of 50 or higher) or mid-range ejection
fraction (EF 40-49), according to a recent
study. Over the past decade, this is rise of 10.
Being hospitalised due to heart failure is highly
indicative of a dismal outlook. Similar to
patients with decreased left ventricular ejection
fraction (EF less than 40), the readmission
rate and mortality rate within three months after
discharge reach 30 and 10, respectively.
The outlook for people with moderate congestive
heart failure varies widely. However, for the
hospitalised patient, this is typically
indicative of the seriousness of the condition
and may cause the doctor to take more drastic
measures in terms of medical therapy.
The condition known as heart failure cannot be
reversed at this time. Treatment aims to improve
patient quality of life by reducing distressing
symptoms and limiting the severity of any lasting
injury. The specific strategy will be based on
the patient's stage and kind of heart failure and
any underlying problems. One part of a therapy
strategy might be
Modifications to one's way of life.
These adjustments are identical to those used to
forestall cardiac failure. Caffeine and salt
(which causes fluid retention) may also be
avoided (because of heartbeat irregularities).
The amount and type of fluids you should consume
are both things your doctor will advise you on.
Vasodilators dilate blood arteries, making it
easier for blood to circulate and resulting in
lower blood pressure.
  • Fluid retention can be remedied with the help of
  • Fluid retention is reduced with aldosterone
    inhibitors, increasing the user's likelihood of
    living longer.
  • ACE inhibitors or ARB angiotensin receptor
    blockers have been found to improve heart
    function and increase life expectancy.
  • Digitalis glycosides bolster cardiovascular
  • Blood clots can be avoided with the use of
    anticoagulants and antiplatelets like aspirin.
  • The use of beta-blockers has been shown to
    enhance cardiac performance and longevity.
  • Calming medications are used to treat anxious

Involvement in surgical operations.
Surgery is necessary to open or bypass clogged
arteries or to replace heart valves in more
severe cases. Biventricular pacing therapy is a
type of pacemaker that can help patients with
congestive heart failure by getting their left
and right ventricles to work together, and
implantable cardioverter defibrillators can bring
the heart back into a normal rhythm. He000000art
transplantation is the gold standard of
treatment, with survival rates of 88 at one year
and 75 at five years. Still, ventricular assist
devices (VAD therapy) can be used as a stopgap
until transplantation is possible.
Eat darker green and leafy vegetables
Vitamin K1 is abundant in this food, making it a
good choice for maintaining heart health. In
addition, adding green vegetables and fruits,
including oranges, apples, beans, peppers, and
other citrus fruits, may help lower blood
pressure and cholesterol.
Eat more omega-3 fatty acid-rich foods
The reduction in heart rate is a welcome side
effect. Chia seeds, flaxseeds, tofu, almonds,
olives, olive oil, and avocados are only some
high foods.
Dr. Sarita Rao is a Top cardiologist in MP who
is known for the treatment of heart disease in
Indore. Book your appointment now for your heart
disease treatment with the Best heart specialist
in Indore.
Call now us for appointment on 91 9893925000 or
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Indore who provides heart treatment in Apollo
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