Diuretics: Little Pills With a Big Job

They help eliminate excess fluid, which allows your heart to function better and relieves uncomfortable symptoms.

Heart failure often causes the body to retain fluid. When this happens, you may gain several pounds in a day. Your feet and ankles may swell. Your belt may feel tighter. Maybe you become short of breath with daily activities or feel like you’re going to suffocate when you lie down. Some people lose their […]
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