Know About Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms in Men

Heart diseases have prevailed over the years in India. Surveys show that 2.4 million Indians are dying due to heart diseases every year and mortality due to heart failure is estimated to account for 35.9% deaths. In the modern, fast-paced life individuals are more prone to getting heart diseases.

Know About Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms in Men

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), or heart failure, is a medical condition in which the heart is unable to pump a sufficient amount of blood across your body. Certain other diseases such as high blood pressure, or diabetes, etc. gradually weaken the heart and lead to congestive heart failure.

Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms in Men

Heart attack is a disease with no cure at the moment. Thus it becomes essential to note the warning signs of heart attack. In no case, these signs and symptoms of heart failure in men should be ignored.
The heart attack symptoms in men and women are mostly the same. However, these symptoms are more evident in men than in women. Thus, it becomes easy to take preventive measures in case you see these red signs.

Here are some symptoms that you should not ignore:

  • Dyspnea (shortness of breath) during stress, rest, or even when you are lying down.
  • Unexplained fatigue and weakness.
  • Swelling in your legs, ankles, and feet.
  • Chest pain
  • Persistent wheezing with blood-tinted phlegm.
  • Frequent urination at night
  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • Fluid retention and rapid weight gain
  • Lack of appetite and nausea

Risk Factors

Common risk factors of congestive heart failure include: High blood pressure

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Diabetes 
  • Heart attack
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Viral Infections – HIV
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Tobacco and alcohol consumption
  • Obesity

Heart failure is a severe health condition, and you must be able to distinguish its symptoms. Identifying the symptoms of heart failure and reducing the risk factors is the key to prevent CHF. Lifestyle changes with proper medication can increase your chances to beat the disease. To keep your heart health in check you should plan for annual preventive health checkups.
Indus Health offers essential heart health checkups and complete health checkup package for early detection of any heart ailment. For further inquiry fill the inquiry form.

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