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8 Early Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure


What early signs and symptoms did you or have you experienced with left heart failure? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: redapple, 75 or over Male (Caregiver) Published: March 23

Dreams of drowning preceding awakening at night very short of breath is one of my symptom of left heart failure. I am short of breath with minimal exertion, and have unrelenting fatigue, loss of appetite, frequent urination all of the time (day and night), and loss of ability to handle everyday vital matters.

Medically reviewed by Robert J. Bryg, MD, Board Certified Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease


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