Re: cogestive heart failure and ef
My hubby has CHF and has for 5 years DX..... he had a heart attack in 2007 and seems that things went down from there. He had an ICD implanted a year ago and 4 days ago changed out to a Bi-V CRT-D, which will constantly pace him and train his heart to beat "normally".. DIET is the most important thing and meds......as well as exercise with what you can tolerate. NO SALT. ... salt is poison to you, so you have to read all labels and eliminate salt from your diet. You will get it naturally, so when people say you need salt, yes you do...... Good luck. READ and learn all you can. Seems that is all I do to help my hubby. His problem now is severe back pain in his left shoulder, and all think it is heart related. So, find out today and will have a left /right heart cath. Get a CHF specialist as well. Not all cardios are equally in tuned to CHF.....believe me, a long story, but I know I am right!!! HUGS
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