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How can end-stage heart failure cause shortness of breath?

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Heart failure can make it hard to breathe when you walk up a flight of stairs. If you have advanced heart failure, you may get winded in a shorter period of time, or you may have trouble even when you’re sitting still.

From: Signs of End-Stage Heart Failure WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: “Warning Signs of Heart Failure,” “What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure?” “What Is Heart Failure?”

American Heart Association: “Advanced Heart Failure.”

Heart Failure Society of America: “Common Symptoms of Heart Failure.”

Emory Healthcare: “Emory Advanced Heart Failure Therapy Center helps you understand heart failure.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Nocturia.”

Circulation : “A Patient’s Guide to Living Confidently With Chronic Heart Failure.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: “Warning Signs of Heart Failure,” “What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure?” “What Is Heart Failure?”

American Heart Association: “Advanced Heart Failure.”

Heart Failure Society of America: “Common Symptoms of Heart Failure.”

Emory Healthcare: “Emory Advanced Heart Failure Therapy Center helps you understand heart failure.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Nocturia.”

Circulation : “A Patient’s Guide to Living Confidently With Chronic Heart Failure.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

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