I Have Heart Failure

Heart Failure anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Heart Failure. You're not alone. 28 People

    I Lost the Battle With Heart Failure

    I have been fighting congested heart failure since i was 21yrs old and I'm now 33. I found out that I had congested heart failure when I suffered a major stroke at 21 from a blood clot. I suffered left side residuals because of it. My heart went into full failure at 25 yrs old...
    tracey1975 tracey1975
    1 Response Apr 21, 2009

    Confessions Of A Diabetic With Heart Failure

       In February of this year , I was diagnosed with heart failure. It was a long time coming. Five months , in fact. While walking home from work early one morning in mid September , my heart beat changed for the worst. It began to beat rapidly and erratically. At the...
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 1, 2009

    COPD and Heart Failure

    Hi! I was diagnosed with COPD in 2001. I finally successfully quit smoking NOv 19th, 2003. (that is another story) COPD at that point really did not impact my life, unless I caught a cold. Two years ago I caught a cold and was sick for two months. In that time the COPD advanced...
    joannsd1 joannsd1
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2008

    Can "Dropsy" Or Water Retention Leading To HF Happen Suddenly

    I had an intermittent but bad cough over a period of six weeks, When I saw the GP she found a chest infection and I was given two courses of anti-biotics because the first one did not work,  Accepted offer of chest X ray and this was clear except for minor damage to bronchii as...
    Jerryattic Jerryattic
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 12, 2013

    Hi there, I´ve been diagnosed with heart

    failure a few years ago and recently it did get worse. Ive had cancer when I was a child and got both radiotherapy and chemo which caused the cardiomyopathy which caused the enlargement of the LV etc.. it developed slowly but surely, and now Im stage NYHA III and its getting...
    timi86 timi86
    31-35, F
    Jan 23, 2014

    Story Of Hf

    I also have HF. The diagnosis was a complete surprise after I had a rapid heartbeat episode that an emergency doctor (in another country) diagnosed as SVT. I don't blame the doctor, I have no history of heart problems, and the only signal I got was palpitations. These got bad...
    salderso salderso
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2012

    I Have Hf Diabetes, Copd And Rheumatoid Arthritis

    I am tired of the battle i have had HF and diabetes for 10 years now added COPD last year.  In the last 3 years I have gained 100 LBS and now weigh in at 330.  I feel like I am alone in this like I cannot get ahead of it and I am tired of the battle.  I have lost my taste for...
    mo1203 mo1203
    Feb 4, 2012
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