Is low blood pressure a symptom of congestive heart failure?

Answer High blood pressure--not low blood pressure--is one of the possible causes of heart failure, according to the Mayo Clinic. Doctors often prescribe hypertension medications for congestive-heart-fail... Read More »

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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 »

Can smoking cause congestive heart failure?

On One Hand: Smoking Increases the Risk of Heart FailureCongestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart is unable to pump a normal amount of blood to other organs; the excess blood backs... Read More »

Is congestive heart failure curable?

On One Hand: Causes of Congestive Heart FailureThe National Institutes of Health defines heart failure as the weakening of the heart's ability to pump all the blood it receives. When it can't pump ... Read More »

I am not afrain to die, they tell me I have congestive heart failure.?

CHF is not a death sentence. It is a very manageable condition. You need to follow your physicians orders to the letter. My mom lived with CHF for many, many years.God bless you!