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CHF

Congestive heart failure (cHF)- When the pumping ability of the heart can no longer meet the metabolic needs of the body's tissue. the heart pumps less blood than it receives. Blood accumulate in the chambers and stretches the walls. Less blood circulate to organs. Kidneys, sensitive to reduce oxygen, retain water and electrolites to increase blood volume. Treatment of cHF involves use of combinations of diuretics, digoxin, and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. Calcium channel blockers are contraindicated.


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The Fiber Disease

... be believed, so why can't we? Because the damn things were affecting my left leg, I now take medication for my heart and have the beginnings of CHF (congestive heart failure) BUT the lesions and what came out of them brought me literally to my knees, no human being should have to live like that...the ...

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by reliefseeker
Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:45 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... has subsided now and I can finally think....MARCOS...okay you're a nurse, so listen: the morgy bugs are attacking my LEFT leg in full force...CHF constitutes LEFT Heart Failure, does it not?, Emory Hospital said that my ejection fraction was 40% supposedly being 55-60%. Do you understand now??? ...

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by reliefseeker
Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:19 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

Dear Reliefseeker -- As a nurse I have to ask, have you had cellulitis before and are you on any med to treat the concomitant CHF? Cellulitis can develop from venous insufficency, or from a fungal or bacterial infection. Have the doctors told you which came first -- the CHF or the cellulitis. ...

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by Marcos
Sat Nov 04, 2006 10:13 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... in my leg that WON'T be expelled chemically that may needs to be surgically removed...the emitting of fluid is strictly this "thing", my CHF is this "thing", I can't keep up with removing the fluid as fast as it is releasing it. It does not matter whether I elevate my leg now...but ...

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by reliefseeker
Thu Nov 02, 2006 2:02 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... ankle again, it was only the sheet touching my ankle because now I absolutely have to lie in a horizontal position with my feet elevated for the CHF...I was sooo terrified though...someone tried to get me to go public but I refused...and if any of you think that I'm a coward, then so be it...but ...

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by reliefseeker
Tue Oct 31, 2006 1:35 pm
 
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