Nurse measuring blood pressure of senior woman at home

Symptoms of Heart and Kidney Failure in Elderly

Understanding how seemingly unrelated diseases interact can be key to your long-term health. But did you know that people with kidney disease are more likely to have heart disease as well? It’s true. In this blog, we’ll cover the symptoms of both and provide facts and figures about this common health concern.

What Are the Signs of Kidney Failure in the Elderly?

Early heart and kidney failure symptoms can include:

  • Chronically high blood pressure
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Pain in chest or legs
  • Sudden numbness or weakness in arms and legs
  • Elevated glucose and prediabetes


Find Answers at Fair Oaks

How long can you live with kidney and heart failure? What happens when kidneys shut down in elderly people? Can your heart be too weak for dialysis? You can find answers to these questions and more when you contact us for a personal consultation. See what Fair Oaks Rehabilitation & Health Care can do for you or someone you love.