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Signs to recognize left heart failure – VnExpress

Patients easily gain weight, leg edema, chest tightness, fatigue, often wake up at night because of difficulty breathing. The heart has two main pumping chambers: the right ventricle and the left ventricle. The right ventricle carries blood to the lungs, taking in oxygen. The left ventricle is larger and has the function of pumping oxygen-rich […]

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10 years of refusing heart surgery, the man almost died

Ho Chi Minh CityThe 62-year-old man, with stenosis, open heart valve, worsened heart failure since 2012 but resolutely refused to operate for fear of death, leading to worsening illness. He eats poorly, is malnourished, weighs only 43 kg, was examined at Hoan My Saigon Hospital last month due to very difficult exercise, uncomfortable walking a […]

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Warning signs of heart failure – VnExpress

Shortness of breath, fatigue, angina… are signs of heart failure and need to do an electrocardiogram, echocardiogram for proper diagnosis and treatment. I often have difficulty breathing when exercising vigorously, sometimes when I walk a lot, I feel tired, feel chest tightness, and have difficulty breathing. I don’t know what the warning signs of heart […]