Congestive heart failure can keep you from living life to the fullest.
If you or a loved one have symptoms of congestive heart failure, Dignity Health Central Coast can help you get back to the activities you enjoy with testing and personalized treatment.
Effective care may include eating a congestive heart failure diet and taking medications. Our doctors focus on your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being when developing your personal treatment plan.
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Congestive Heart Failure Treatment at Dignity Health Central Coast
If you have congestive heart failure, the best thing you can do for yourself involves lifestyle changes. By adjusting a few things in your daily routine, you can significantly improve your quality of life, slow the progression of your heart condition, and ease your symptoms.
In addition to eating a low-salt, congestive heart failure diet and watching how much fluid you drink, heart doctors at Dignity Health Central Coast may suggest:
- Congestive heart failure medications to ease the workload on your heart
- Home oxygen therapy
- Quitting smoking
- Medicines that you inhale to help you breathe easier
- Surgery or medication for other conditions, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or coronary artery disease
Throughout your care, your health and well-being remain our priority for congestive heart failure treatment and prevention.
How to Prevent Congestive Heart Failure
To protect your health, you can take an active role in preventing congestive heart failure on the Central Coast.
You can help prevent congestive heart failure by:
- Treating your heart conditions
- Living a healthy lifestyle with plenty of omega-3 fatty acids and low-salt foods
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Not smoking
- Avoiding illicit drugs and excessive alcohol
Dignity Health Central Coast is here to help you with trusted advice on treatment and prevention. Meet with a provider near you for expert care.
Dignity Health doctors deliver the latest congestive heart failure treatment on the Central Coast of California.