A normal ejection fraction is about 50% to 75%, according to the American Heart Association. A borderline ejection fraction can range between 41% and 50%.
What are the last stages of heart failure?
In end stage heart failure, the body can no longer compensate for the lack of blood the heart pumps. A person with end stage heart failure may experience symptoms of cardiovascular disease, including :
- difficulty breathing.
- fatigue (lack of energy)
- abdominal pain.
- severe, unexplained weight loss.
- irregular heartbeat.