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What are common signs of high-output heart failure?

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The symptoms can include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Tiredness or weakness
  • Swelling in your feet, ankles, legs, or abdomen
  • Lasting cough or wheezing
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Having to go to the bathroom more often at night
  • Nausea
  • Lack of appetite

SOURCES:

Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine : "High Output Cardiac Failure."

Journal of the American College of Cardiology : "High-Output Heart Failure."

QJM : "High output heart failure."

American Heart Association: "Warning Signs of Heart Failure."

Cleveland Clinic: "Understanding Heart Failure: Symptoms."

Cedars-Sinai: "Heart Failure."

American Family Physician: "Essentials of the Diagnosis of Heart Failure."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 6, 2019

SOURCES:

Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine : "High Output Cardiac Failure."

Journal of the American College of Cardiology : "High-Output Heart Failure."

QJM : "High output heart failure."

American Heart Association: "Warning Signs of Heart Failure."

Cleveland Clinic: "Understanding Heart Failure: Symptoms."

Cedars-Sinai: "Heart Failure."

American Family Physician: "Essentials of the Diagnosis of Heart Failure."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 6, 2019

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