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How to Prevent Heart Failure
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie shares four lifestyle changes that people with or at risk for heart failure can make to feel healthier and stay out of the hospital.
What is congestive heart failure?
Dr. David Mathias of Aurora BayCare Cardiology answers a basic question about congestive heart failure.
What Is Heart Failure?
Learn what causes heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure, as well as signs and symptoms, including shortness of breath and swelling.
What is heart failure?
Heart failure is a progressive medical condition that occurs when the heart is too weak to effectively pump blood throughout the body.
How to Treat Heart Failure
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie explains the medications and surgical procedures your doctor might recommend as heart failure treatments.
What Causes Heart Failure?
heThe “inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions” is known as Heart Failure. It occurs when the heart doesn’t have sufficient blood, when it is unable to pum
How Heart Failure Feels
A heart attack is your heart's way of telling you that it's starved for oxygen. It happens when an artery that feeds oxygen-rich blood to the heart becomes obstructed. Call 911 immediately if you experience the symptoms below for two minutes or more: Common signs and symptoms may include:
Heart Failure: What Is It?
The term "heart failure" might sound like the heart is about to stop working. But it means something else.
Tips for Managing Heart Failure
Heart failure affects more than 26 million people around the world—including an estimated 6.5 million Americans over the age of 20. Another 960,000 new cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.Recognizing potential symptoms and taking action can help protect you and your loved ones from heart failure. We asked leading cardiologists J. Thomas Heywood, [...]
Heart Failure Society of America
Many people with heart failure lead normal, active lives. They do so because they have learned to take good care of themselves by better understanding...
What is Heart Failure?
The American Heart Association explains heart failure (HF), sometimes called congestive heart failure (CHF), as a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through the heart to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Learn more.
How to Look at the Star Rating System
Imagine one day, your brother was a transplant patient preparing for surgery. But a few short days, one missed diagnosis and two failed transplants later,
What is Congestive Heart Failure, Really?
Congestive heart failure (CHF) affects millions of Americans today. Learn the symptoms of this chronic condition and how you can cope with it.