Heart Failure Clinic - The Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC

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Heart Failure Clinic - The Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC

Phone
(870) 698-1635
Fax
(870) 698-3196
Office Hours
Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

 

1. Heart Failure occurs when the heart muscle cannot pump enough oxygen rich blood to all parts of the body.

 

2. What Causes Heart Failure

• Abnormal Heart Valves

• Congenital Heart Disease

• Coronary Artery Disease

• Diabetes

• Heart Muscle Disease

• High Blood Pressure

• Obesity

• Past Heart Attack

• Severe Lung Disease

• Sleep Apnea

 

3. What are the Symptoms of Heart Failure

• Confusion

• Exhaustion

• Increased Heart Rate

• Lack of Appetite

• Persist Cough

• Shortness of Breath - during activity, when lying down, or at rest • Swelling - ankles, feet, ankles and legs, or abdomen

• Weight Gain

 

4. Heart Failure Treatment

• Cardiac Rehabilitation

• Devices and Surgical Procedures

• Lifestyle Changes – diet and exercise

• Medications

• Ongoing Care with Heart Failure Care Team

• Referrals to Community and Social Services, and Specialists as Needed

 

*Source – American Heart Association