Certainly you must immediately address the life threatening fluid retention that is associated with acute heart failure if you have reached a point that it threatens your life!
Your doctor actually doesn’t want to medicate your fluid retention until he/she absolutely has too. “Water Pills” make you pee off important vitamins and minerals so it really isn’t good for you.
The only reason your doctor would prescribe drugs for fluid retention is because the alternative is worse than the damage the drugs will cause. Heart failure is a serious diagnosis, so you must allow your health care team to stabilize your fragile state before you question the choices you face.
Remember oxygen IS a drug and it is also a vital nutrient!
Once you have achieved a stable balance it is time to realize that your situation didn’t happen over night and it won’t heal over night.
It’s time to take a look at what needs to change and change it! Continue reading article