Diastolic heart failure
A condition in which the heart's lower left chamber can't relax or fill fully.
Diastolic heart failure is a condition in which the heart's lower left chamber can't relax or fill fully. This chamber is called the left ventricle. It is the heart's main pumping chamber.
Symptoms might include shortness of breath, leg swelling and fatigue.
Treatment may depend on the cause. It often includes lifestyle changes and medicines.
Last Updated Aug 22, 2023