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HEAT WAVE AND HEART FAILURE

A heat wave can greatly destabilize the condition of a patient suffering from heart failure

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HEART FAILURE

HEART FAILURE

More than half a million of people suffer from heart failure in Canada

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SWOLLEN LEGS

SWOLLEN LEGS

« Doctor, my legs are swollen! » It is not rare that we hear this sentence. There are different levels of swelling. Most people who work standing all day can see the linings of their socks on their skin when they take them off in the evening.

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WATER ON LUNGS

WATER ON LUNGS

We all heard someone say that he or she had water "on" the lungs or even, water "in" the lung. What is it exactly? Should we say "on" the lungs or "in" the lung? Both situations exist.

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BREATHLESSNESS

BREATHLESSNESS

“Doctor, I'm always out of breath!” Short breath... a symptom not always easy to describe and to find “THE” cause! Shortness of breath is a subjective symptom. In other words, you can feel it, but it cannot be measured.

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