A rapid weight gain may be a sign that you are retaining fluid or that your heart failure condition is getting worse. You can gain weight without experiencing any signs of swelling. So, it is important for you to monitor your weight every day.
It is best to:
Watch for sudden weight gain and contact your case/care manager or doctor – if you suddenly gain more than 1 kg of weight a day for three days.
What is a Healthy Weight?
Contact your case/care manager, nurse or doctor if your blood pressure reading remains high after repeating it three times.
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