CHF Congestive Heart Failure


Caregivers Can Help CHF Patients Watch for These Signs of a Flare Up

Posted on February 14th, by Mark Winter in Benefits of Home Care, Heart Care, North Bay Home Care. No Comments

Learn how our senior care in Napa, CA and the surrounding areas can help CHF patients.

CHF, or congestive heart failure, is a condition that results when the heart doesn’t pump blood as efficiently as it should. CHF can be caused by several conditions, including high blood pressure and coronary artery disease. People with CHF sometimes experience flare-ups, or sudden worsening of symptoms. Professional Hired Hands Homecare caregivers, providing senior care in Napa, CA, can help their clients watch for signs of a flare-up and take steps to manage the condition.

If you or a loved one has CHF, watch for these changes that could indicate a flare-up:

Sudden weight gain. If you gain three or more pounds in the space of one or two days, it could mean that your body is retaining fluid. Excess fluid can worsen CHF. You … Read More »






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