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Heart Failure: Warning Signs of a Flare-Up - VHL HealthSheet #82086_VA
Once you have heart failure, flare-ups can happen. Gaining weight is often the first warning sign of trouble. That’s why you need to weigh yourself each day. But there are other signs of trouble, too. Here are some things to watch for.
Heart Failure: Tracking Your Weight - VHL HealthSheet #82087_VA
A sudden weight gain or a steady rise in weight is a warning sign that your body is retaining too much water and salt. This could mean your heart failure is getting worse. Weighing yourself each day is the best way to know if you’re retaining water.
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