The diagnosis: cardiac insufficiency due to being overweight – the doctors are quickly sure about this patient. But the diagnosis is wrong

The patient came to us through her general practitioner.

The diagnosis: cardiac insufficiency due to being overweight – the doctors are quickly sure about this patient. But the diagnosis is wrong

The patient came to us through her general practitioner. Within a few weeks she had stored an extreme amount of water in her legs. She wore slippers because her feet no longer fit in normal shoes, and her pants were tight on her lower legs. The late forties had gained 40 pounds over the past three months; However, she had been suffering from severe obesity for a long time. She had bad breath, suffered from high blood pressure, diabetes and menstrual disorders, was often in a bad mood, tired and listless. She had already been prescribed antidepressants.

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