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Heart Failure: Simple Ways to Manage Fluid Buildup

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Why Fluid Buildup Is Dangerous


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Know the Signs


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Weigh In Every Day


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Limit How Much You Drink


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Lena Volkova

Watch the Water That You Eat Too


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Avoid Salty Foods


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Stock Up on Gum


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Try Diuretics


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Recruit Help


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The Bottom Line


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

@laradesanto

Lara is formerly a digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her Masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.