Symptoms of HF

AWARENESS OF HEART FAILURE
SYMPTOMS IS
DANGEROUSLY LOW.1

Keeping track

As someone living with heart failure (HF), it is important to have a good understanding of what symptoms you may have and tracking any changes or developments in them over time.

Symptoms can include2,3:

 

                                               

Shortness of breath

This can occur even when not doing strenuous activities and may even be worse when lying down

                                               

Tiredness or fatigue

Feeling tired most of the time and finding exercise and physical activities exhausting

                                               

Swollen ankles, legs, or abdomen

Caused by a build-up of fluid 

Other, less common symptoms may include2,3:

• Rapid or irregular heart rate

• Lack of appetite and nausea

• Persistent coughing or wheezing

• Difficulty concentrating or confusion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Keep track of your heart failure symptoms

Track your symptoms

References

  1. AstraZeneca PLP. Data on File. ID: REF – 74964. March 2020
  2. NHS. Symptoms of heart failure. Available online at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/heart-failure/symptoms/. Last accessed August 25 2020
  3. Mayo Clinic. Symptoms of Heart Failure. Available online at: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-failure/symptoms-causes/syc-20373142. Last accessed August 25 2020