I am swollen, weak, hate doctors, and am dying of congestive heart disease, how are you?

Answer I am sorry to hear that you are very sick, and yes congestive heart failure is one of the side effects of diabetes . And you were right in your last line, admittedly her bedside manner was lousy... Read More »

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Signs & Symptoms of Congestive Heart Disease & Heart Attack?

Congestive heart failure is a condition that develops when the heart can no longer pump a sufficient amount of blood to the body's organs. It can be caused by numerous conditions, including a prior... Read More »

Heavy legs. Is it possible I am dying of heart disease?

Sounds more like a vascular, muscular or neurological problem than a heart one. If it was your heart, you'd see far more generalized symptoms.I wouldn't think whatever you have is associated to alc... Read More »

Can doctors use a pigs heart or a cows heart for a human heart transplant?

Let's think about size -- a cow's heart is simply too large to be placed in the existing spot in a human. It is true that a baboon's heart was placed in a baby, but she survived just one day with ... Read More »

Should a dog be put down for congestive heart failure?

On One Hand: You May Be Able to TreatDogs differ in the rate at which congestive heart failure (CHF) advances, according to Dr. Ron Hines, DVM, writing for 2nd Chance. Dogs that have a mild or mode... Read More »