Congestive Heart Disease: Symptom and Causes


  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of feet and legs
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • Increased urination at night
  • Chest pain
  • Sudden weight gain
  • Sudden, severe shortness of breath and coughing up pink mucus
  • Swelling of your abdomen



Heart failure usually develops slowly after an injury to the heart. Some injuries may include a heart attack, too much strain on the heart due to years of untreated high blood pressure, or a diseased heart valve. Other conditions include
  • Coronary artery disease (blockage of blood vessels)
  • Previous heart attack (myocardial infarction)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart)
  • Myocarditis (infection of the heart)
  • Diabetes
  • Abnormal heart rhythms

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