Heart Failure Self-Care Management Download English PDF, 487KB, PDF Download Chinese PDF, 393KB, PDF 1. Limit Your Fluid Intake*Measure your drinksRestrict fluid intake to 1 litre per day*This includes all beverages/fruits/soup/porridge 2. Limit Your Salt IntakeTaste food before adding salt (less than 1 level teaspoon or les than 2g of sodium a day) Avoid processed and canned foodDo not add gravy/sauces to your food 3. Take Your Medications as PrescribedDo not stop taking your medications even if you feel well 4. Have Adequate Activity and RestExercise at your own tolerance level, at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes each timeStop physical activity or exercise immediately if you develop chest discomfort or shortness of breathTake frequent breaks in between exercise or daily activities 5. Stop Smoking and Avoid Alcohol 6. Monitor Your Weight DailyWeigh yourself every morning, after passing urine but before breakfast Record your weight in calendar * Seek medical attention if you develop shortness of breath, swelling of lower limbs, stomach distension / bloating or weight gain of more than 3 kg in 1 week.