Heart failure: What is it? – Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Failure what an awful word. Never good — power failure, failure to thrive, failure to launch, but particularly worrisome to your medical team is heart failure. Heart failure is not a disease but a syndrome. Shortness of breath is one symptom of heart failure. A sign related to it is a wet, gurgling sound with breathing or cough. A finding associated to it could be an abnormally dense lung image on a chest x ray because of fluid filling the normally spongy lung tissue. Read more here >>>

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