Living with Heart Failure
Keep a close eye on symptoms
Strategies for adjusting to life with heart failure for you and your loved one
Heart failure comes in degrees of severity and therefore the symptoms can impact people differently. Some people will barely notice any difference to their lives, some will have to make more adjustments to their lifestyle in order to maintain a high standard of living.
This can also change for people over time, as they get older or as other factors may come into play. That’s why we advise that all those involved keep a close eye on their symptoms and make sure to track them. For that reason, we have created a useful symptoms tracker to help with the process. If any symptoms change, it is important they consult with a doctor as soon as possible.
Here’s what they should keep an eye out for, and make note of any changes1,2: