Heart Failure Treatment

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition in which the heart is not able to pump or relax properly causing fluid to build up in the lungs and the rest of the body. Congestive heart failure is one of the leading causes of his hospitalization.

Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath is one of the early symptoms of CHF. As the condition progresses, swelling in the legs, ankles or feet may occur as well as gain in weight.