Century Tree Health Education
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CHF: What To Do - 7

7 - Keep Leg Swelling Under Control

what to do to keep leg swelling under control:

1

take your water pills - all of them!
swollen
legs
taking water
pills as
prescribed
peeing!
less swelling
in legs

2

wear compression stockings if your doctor tells you to
easy to put on!
comfortable!
effective!

3

don't sleep in front of the tv in a
chair (especially overnight)!
for hours
(that can cause a
lot of swelling)
if you watch tv when
you sleep, put a tv in
your bedroom
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