The following Conditions are related to Swelling in the legs

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  • Congestive heart failure

    Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. Blood often backs up and causes fluid to build up in the lungs (congest) and in the legs. The fluid buildup can cause shortness of breath and swelling of the legs and feet. Poor blood flow may cause the skin to appear blue (cyanotic). Some types of heart failure can lead to an enlarged heart. Heart failure can be ongoing (chronic), or it may start sudde  Read More

  • Familial congestive cardiomyopathy

    Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition that occurs when the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. The most common type of CHF is called "congestive cardiomyopathy" or "congestive heart failure with preserved ejection fraction."Congestive cardiomyopathy is usually caused by a genetic disorder of the heart muscle, but it can also be caused by high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, anemia, diabe  Read More

  • Heart disease and restrictive cardiomyopathy

    There are various heart diseases that affect the working of the heart and the body and pose life risks to the patients. Restrictive cardiomyopathy is one of the multiple forms of cardiomyopathy- which is heart disease also known as Heart Muscle Disease. This rare condition is where the walls of the heart’s lower chambers become rigid and inflexible and are unable to expand while the ventricles fill with blood. This makes the heart lose its cap  Read More