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Have been diagnosed with heart failure whilst at rest what

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have been diagnosed with heart failure whilst at rest what does this mean I know the heart is not pumping properly but I still don't understand am I more proned for heart attack whilst resting
thank you
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Do we know what is causing the heart failure?

have you ever had a heart attack?

do you have chest pain with exertion?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
was having pain in chest and back was sent for test couldn't do tredmill so had injection that's when diagnosed
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Okay.

So did you have a cardiac catheterization to look for blocked arteries?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Thanks for this question

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