An Osmosis Video: Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Explained

What is congestive heart failure (CHF)? CHF is when the heart isn’t able to pump enough blood to meet the body’s demands, which leads to congestion—or fluid buildup—in various parts of the body and lungs. Find more videos at

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30 thoughts on “An Osmosis Video: Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Explained

  1. You guys are awsome…. I am not a doctor but I have a very keen interest in cardiology so I used to look for good informative short length videos…. And then I visited your channel where I find the most excellent information in a nutshell.. love you osmosis !!!! ♥️

  2. Great … such clear ,concise and visually stimulating diagrams plus the Rales sound make it lit . Thank you osmosis 😊

  3. Best video for explaining congestive heart failure, before I watched that I’m really confused and stressed,thanks osmosis for saving ma life

  4. My mom has it right now and they kept telling her it was pneumonia. They just now after two months tell her it is her heart. But seemed to want to keep that a secret. She's almost 86

  5. My mama had CHF. It was a main reason that we lost her on 03/22/2020. We just buried her on Wednesday (03/25/2020).

  6. Could you answer me Why dose hypoxia lead to pulmonary arteriole constriction ?
    And thanks for this great video ♥️

  7. This is a digital Medicine Professor and also my favorite one.
    Teeny Tiny Suggestion; Keep the Background colour Black instead of White. That would put less stress on eyes.

  8. I have heart disease, heart failure, an enlarged aortic valve and cardiomyopathy. Part of my heart is basically dead due too scar tissue. I had a major heart attack about 2 years ago. I shouldn't have even survived. But I did . but now I suffer everyday. No energy. My heart function is only around 35 percent. Somedays I wish it would all end.

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