Congestive Heart Failure Directory
Congestive heart failure (CHF) occurs when the heart is not able to pump blood effectively. Fluid can build up in the tissues of the body as a result of congestive heart failure. This type of heart failure could be due to a number of heart conditions. Symptoms include congested lungs, shortness of breath, water retention, dizziness, and weakness. Treating CHF may include medications, fluid restriction, exercise, surgery, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how congestive heart failure is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Heart Failure Treatment
Learn about treatments for heart failure, along with lifestyle changes to manage the condition.
What Is Heart Failure?
WebMD explains the stages of heart failure and treatments used for each.
What's the Link Between COPD and Heart Failure?
WebMD explains the similarities and differences between COPD and heart failure and how the two conditions are treated together.
Why Are My Lungs Congested?
Find out some of the reasons your chest may feel heavy or tight, including heart failure, pneumonia, COPD, and asthma.