Your heart is responsible for carrying out the hard work of continually pumping blood throughout your body. A weakening heart becomes less effective at its job, causing the cardiovascular condition known as congestive heart failure.
At Dignity Health Central Coast, our doctors take congestive heart failure symptoms seriously. Seek immediate emergency care or dial 911 if you suspect you are experiencing a heart attack that can lead to congestive heart failure on the Central Coast of California.
Have questions about congestive heart failure? Find a Doctor today at Dignity Health Central Coast for quality cardiovascular care focused on your health and well-being.
Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms at Dignity Health Central Coast
Our health care providers carefully listen to your experiences and health concerns to thoughtfully diagnose your condition. At Dignity Health Central Coast, a philosophy of care, dignity, and respect is always a part of our treatment plan.
Congestive heart failure signs can vary from person to person. Common signs include:
- Weight gain
- Sleep comes more easily if you prop yourself up on some pillows
- Chest pain
- Swelling of your legs or feet
- Shortness of breath with physical exertion that later goes away with rest
Our goal is to relieve your symptoms so that you can enjoy life for many years to come.
Congestive Heart Failure Causes
Your Dignity Health Central Coast doctor will discuss how damage or overwork to your heart muscle can lead to congestive heart failure.
In addition to a heart attack, there are many potential causes for heart failure, including:
Contact us to find a Dignity Health Central Coast cardiologist who specializes in diagnosing the symptoms of congestive heart failure.
Dignity Health heart doctors provide personalized care for congestive heart failure on the Central Coast of California.