alexa How will your Physician evaluate heart failure?

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How will your Physician evaluate heart failure?

In order to get a clear understanding your physician may ask some questions like your other health problems, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, or heart murmurs.Whether you’ve had cancer treatment in the past, either chemotherapy or radiation,history of heart disease in your family, including whether any of your relatives have experienced sudden cardiac death, idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy—He may ask about personal habits that can harm your heart, such as smoking, drinking too much alcohol, or using illegal drugs, such as cocaine or amphetamines, everyday activities, such as taking a bath or shower, doing household chores, climbing stairs, or playing sports, shortness of breath or fatigue, extra fluid you are holding in your body by weighing you, checking your blood pressure and the size of your neck veins, and looking for signs of swelling in your body, Run lab tests like BNP and NT-proBNP which are helpful for diagnosing heart failure, ECG or EKG and a chest X-ray, echocardiography, ventriculography, angiography, stress test cardiac catheterization.
 
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