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How long can a 40 year old live with congestive heart failure?

How long can a 40 year old live with congestive heart failure?

The life expectancy for congestive heart failure depends on the cause of heart failure, its severity, and other underlying medical conditions. In general, about half of all people diagnosed with congestive heart failure will survive five years. About 30% will survive for 10 years.

What causes congestive heart failure in the elderly?

Fact #1: Congestive heart failure works hand-in-hand with other heart diseases. Congestive heart failure is the silent killer when it comes to heart disease in the elderly. The condition can be caused by many different cardiac disorders.

How to calculate the life expectancy of congestive heart failure?

In the article below, we will focus on congestive heart failure/CHF prognosis, the estimates on how long can you live with congestive heart failure, and the average CHF life expectancy for a given stage of the disease. How to use the congestive heart failure life expectancy calculator?

Can a young person get congestive heart failure?

Congestive heart failure isn’t just an “old person” disease; it strikes young adults—and for specific reasons. The reasons differ from those for elderly people. What Is Congestive Heart Failure?

Is it common for older women to have heart failure?

Heart failure affects increasing numbers of older women, but it’s becoming easier to prevent and treat. When we think about cardiovascular catastrophes, heart attack and stroke leap to mind.

In the article below, we will focus on congestive heart failure/CHF prognosis, the estimates on how long can you live with congestive heart failure, and the average CHF life expectancy for a given stage of the disease. How to use the congestive heart failure life expectancy calculator?

Heart failure affects increasing numbers of older women, but it’s becoming easier to prevent and treat. When we think about cardiovascular catastrophes, heart attack and stroke leap to mind.

When to worry about congestive heart failure in younger adults?

• Average people under 50 who lead a healthy lifestyle and have no evidence of congenital heart problems should not worry about “getting” congestive heart failure—but they should take measures to help prevent it. • No matter how young an adult you are, KNOW YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE. If it’s high, get it under control.

What’s the risk of CHF in 40 year old Whites?

• The five-year risk of CHF among 40-year-old whites is estimated to be 0.1% to 0.2%. • In one study, the incident rate in blacks was 20 times that of whites (1% of black men and women who were part of the study; average age 39). • There is no explanation for the racial disparity, but chronic kidney disease is more common in blacks.