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CHF Overview - What It Is: Part 3

3 - CHF & Too Much Water in Your Body

On top of that, people with CHF have a bunch of water that collects in their bodies.
MIKE'S MOVIE HINTS:
Your Kidneys are Blood Inspectors

The most obvious place: LEGS & FEET

CHF Quiz Question 10

The Most Dangerous Place: THE LUNGS

That water in your lungs isn’t enough to drown you. But it is enough to make you short of breath and very uncomfortable.
MIKE'S MOVIE HINTS:
How the Lungs Work

short of breaTH with CHF!

…depending on how bad your CHF is.
CHF Quiz Question 11

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