Symptoms of Heart Failure | UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
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Signs that your heart failure is getting worse:

  • Not able to get enough air when active or at rest 
  • A cough or wheeze that does not go away
  • Need to sit up to breathe well
  • Swelling in hands, feet or belly
  • Weight gain of 3 pounds in 1 day, or 5 pounds in 1 week
  • Feeling very tired
  • Don't want to eat
  • Not able to think clearly         
  • Chest pain (Call 911 if the chest pain is not relieved by nitro)

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