8505 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53228
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Congestive Heart Failure & Help From An In Home Care Service Provider in Milwaukee, WI

Our Milwaukee in home care service experts are specially trained at helping loved ones with CHF

Congestive heart failure (CHF) occurs when the heart can’t pump blood as well as it should. Common symptoms of CHF include: shortness of breath, fatigue, sudden weight gain, and trouble standing. These issues make it difficult to perform activities of daily living without the help of an in home care service of some type.  however, while living alone can be difficult for individuals with CHF- it isn’t impossible. Comfort Keepers employs a well trained staff of in-home caregivers who know the facts about CHF. We offer a range of specialized care services to help those with a variety of debilitating conditions and illnesses.

CHF Facts

An in home care service provider can assist those with chronic heart failure

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. According to the CDC, heart disease has claimed more lives than Alzheimer’s and diabetes combined. CHF can lead to further complications like neuropathy of the hands and feet, excessive weight gain as a result of water retention, and swelling of other organs.

Causes of Congestive Heart Failure

CHF often occurs when the heart has been damaged by other medical complications, but can occur on its own. The heart can’t properly pump blood or can’t pump enough blood when it is weakened. This forces the heart to work harder and one of two conditions occur: the ventricle walls become too thick, or too thin.

When the ventricle wall is too thick, the ventricle (one of the four chambers of the heart) becomes smaller than normal, so the heart can only pump a small amount of blood at a time. Now the heart has to work harder to supply adequate blood to the body, which damages the heart over time.

Conversely, when the ventricle walls are too thin, the ventricle becomes larger than normal. The heart must now work much harder than normal to fill the ventricle, and will be unable to supply enough blood to the body, damaging the heart over time.

Both conditions will eventually lead to congestion of blood in other parts of the body like the liver, lungs, abdomen, and lower extremities. This congestion can cause further complications and can ultimately lead to heart failure.

Improving Quality of Life With In Home Care Service Options

Living with CHF can be a struggle, but it isn’t impossible. Comfort Keepers will ensure you maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve your wellbeing by helping to prepare healthy meals, monitoring fluid intake and providing medication reminders.

Keeping track of a diet can be a struggle whether you suffer from CHF or not, but a Comfort Keeper can keep a close eye on your food intake and make healthy meals to improve your quality of life. Plus, having a professional by your side will reduce stress which will do wonders for your heart.

You don’t need to face CHF alone. When your family can’t be with you, a Comfort Keeper can stand by your side and ensure you have the best quality of life possible. Whether you need someone to help you prepare healthy meals and monitor your medication, or you need help moving around the house, Comfort Keepers will be the friend you need.

                    

Need Help?


Get the peace of mind and security you deserve with help from Comfort Keepers.  Contact us at one of our local office to review your in home care service options and start getting the help your loved one needs.  (414) 207-6894.

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8505 W Forest Home Ave

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