Harvard Heart Letter

Fluid retention: What it can mean for your heart

The buildup of excess fluid in the body can be dangerous for your heart even before outward signs are apparent. Checking weight daily and taking action at the first signs of fluid retention can prevent life-threatening complications of heart failure.

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