Thursday, August 18, 2011

Various Warning Signs

Right heart failure causes a failure of the lateral ventricle, and also increases the risk of lung complaints like chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Aelement from that, it can also cause pulmonary hypertension, heart valve complaint, blood clots in the pulmonary arteries and congenital heart complaint.

Various warning signs of the complaint are breathlessness, swollen feet and ankles, frequent urination at night, fatigue, irregular heartbeat, palpitations, weakness and fainting. There are some conditions which may give the cause of right heart failure. These conditions include high fever, kidney complaint, hyperthyroidism, arrhythmia, anemia, illness, high consumption of salt and fluids, and obstruction of the coronary arteries.

This type of heart failure often affects patients who have suffered from any type of heart complaint and have been on medication and diet low in salt. When these regulations in the diet is not followed and medicines are not receiven regularly, right heart failure can happen by reason of a medical emergency, and sometimes even death.

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