One of the strongest and most important muscles, your heart is in charge of pumping blood throughout your body. When your heart weakens and becomes less powerful at pumping your blood, you may be diagnosed with a cardiovascular condition known as congestive heart failure.
If you have questions about congestive heart failure in Central California, Find a Doctor today. Our heart doctors at at Dignity Health Central California are experienced in diagnosing and treating congestive heart failure symptoms and will focus on your overall health and well-being.
Seek immediate emergency care or dial 911 if you think you are experiencing a heart attack.
Understanding Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms at Dignity Health Central California
Your heart care team will review your symptoms and concerns to diagnose your condition. With a philosophy of care, dignity, and respect, we will create a treatment plan with humankindness. Take our heart risk assessment to learn more about your heart health.
There are many different signs of congestive heart failure. The most common symptoms include:
- Chest pain
- Swelling of your legs or feet
- Weight gain
- Shortness of breath with physical activity, which goes away with rest
Your doctor will recommend a personalized care plan to help you get back to the activities you enjoy in life. Your heart doctor not only works with you to increase the strength of your heart, but treats your physical, mental, and spiritual needs.
Cardiac Treatment for Congestive Heart Failure Causes
Your Dignity Health Central California doctor will talk to you about the reasons that led to your diagnosis. Heart attack is a leading cause for congestive heart failure.
Other potential causes for heart failure are:
Talk to a Dignity Health Central California cardiologist who can help assess your risk and avoid congestive heart failure.
Experts at Dignity Health Central California offer care with compassion for congestive heart failure in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.