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What is chronic diastolic heart failure?
Chronic diastolic heart failure is characterized by a stiffness of the left ventricle, which means the heart doesn't relax and fill with blood normally. Heart failure can lead to symptoms such as trouble breathing, swelling, and feeling tired. Treatment typically includes taking meds for symptoms.
Common symptoms reported by people with chronic diastolic heart failure
Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
April 20, 2019