Tag: heart failure

Palliative Care Helps You Live With Congestive Heart Failure

June 28, 2020

By Andrew Esch, MD

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a serious illness that can take a toll on the quality of life of patients and their families. If you are living with CHF, you already know that it is a serious illness in which the heart is unable to pump blood properly. Palliative care can help.  … Read More

Coronavirus: What to Know if You Have Congestive Heart Failure

May 26, 2020

Living with a serious illness like congestive heart failure (CHF) can be challenging on its own. Unfortunately, it also carries an increased risk of complications from the coronavirus. This surely adds another level of concern right now for you, your family and caregivers. It can be hard to know the cause of new or worsening symptoms, since several overlap. So it’s important to be as informed as possible, know when to communicate with your doctors – and when to call 9-1-1 for an emergency.  … Read More