Fluid block in lungs
Hi, my mother had severe anemia, hence undergone blood transfusion, 5 days after she got severe respiration problem, taken for ventillation and now she is ok but tired a lot. i want to know about the food and liquid intake for her for speedy recovery and what are the precautions to maintain to avoid these in future.
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Aim to eat a diet that includes fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat dairy products, and lean proteins. Too much sodium contributes to water retention, which makes your heart work harder and causes shortness of breath and swollen legs, ankles and feet. limit the amount of saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol in your diet. A diet high in fat and cholesterol is a risk factor for coronary artery disease, which often underlies or contributes to heart failure...
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