breathless as in left sided heart failure

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I have leftsided heart failure which leaves me very breathless what can I do to help myself whilst waiting to see my cardiologist

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    Left heart failure is a "different animal" when compared to right heart failure. Right heart failure is typically termed preserved ejection fraction, whereas left heart failure is termed reduced ejection fraction. You still need to watch sodium intake and even with left heart

    failure you still want to remain active to the best of your ability. Good luck with your appointment.

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