- Konstantinovy Lazne
Treatment heart failure in Konstantinovy Lazne
The weakening of the contractile function of the myocardium, accompanied by stagnation in the circulatory system. This condition may be acute or chronic. Symptoms of heart failure include: severe shortness of breath, fatigue, swelling, cyanosis of the nail plates and nasolabial triangle, bronchitis, hemoptysis, hypertension, sleep disorders, depressive conditions. With an acute course, pulmonary edema and cardiogenic shock may develop, and with chronic course, oxygen starvation of the body progresses. Since heart failure is a complication of various pathologies of blood vessels and the heart, the treatment is primarily aimed at eliminating the root causes, such as ischemic heart disease, arterial hypertension, rheumatism, myocarditis, etc.). In some cases, surgery is required. Acute and severe chronic forms of insufficiency require a transition to bed rest, in other cases moderate loads are allowed. Daily intake of free fluid and salt is limited, the patient is transferred to an easily digestible diet high in vitamins.