Recovery Strategies for Seniors with CHF

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Congestive Heart FailureIf you have recently been diagnosed with congestive heart failure (CHF), you will have to make some lifestyle changes to stay healthy and out of the hospital. It’s important that you pay close attention to your body and understand the symptoms that show your heart failure is getting worse.

Take control of your condition as you transition from the hospital to your home with the following lifestyle changes:

  • Stop smoking.
  • Weigh yourself daily.
  • Limit the salt in your diet.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Limit fats and cholesterol.
  • Limit alcohol and fluids.
  • Stay active. Read more