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How can you keep track of how much fluid you take in if you have heart failure?

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One way to keep tabs on how much fluid you have is to fill a 2-quart pitcher to the top with water every day and put it in an easy-to-reach place in your kitchen. Every time you drink or eat something that's considered a fluid, remove the same amount of water from the pitcher. When it's empty, you've hit your limit for the day.

From: How to Monitor Your Heart Failure WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

Heart Failure Society of America: "Learn More About Heart Failure."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Explore Heart Failure."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

Heart Failure Society of America: "Learn More About Heart Failure."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Explore Heart Failure."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

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