Dr. David Mathias of Aurora BayCare Cardiology answers a basic question about congestive heart failure.
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:
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.
5 Tips for Exercise with Heart Failure
People with heart failure may find symptom relief with exercise. For many people with heart failure, shortness of breath and low energy during physical activity are hallmarks of their condition.
What You Need to Know About Congestive Heart Failure
Dr. John Rommel, cardiologist with NHRMC Physician Group - Cape Fear Heart Associates, discusses the signs, symptoms and treatments for congestive heart fail...
Heart Failure, What You Need To Know
American College of Physicians, Heart Failure Guide
Health Watch: Learn About Advanced Heart Failure
While there are more than six million Americans living with varying degrees of heart failure, about 600,000 have advanced heart failure. When heart failure advances, it means conventional therapies…
How pedometers are helping heart failure patients
This device can monitor the condition to help prevent declining heart health, a recent study finds.
10 Approaches to Reduce Readmissions for Heart Failure and COPD
Patients with both heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have a high cost of care, but there are multiple strategies to limit readmissions.
Top Vermont Heart Failure Hospitalizations Hospitals Ranked By ICU LOS & Stays
Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data for Heart Failure hospitalizations in Vermont to rank length of stay (LOS) in the ICU at all hospitals in Vermont. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.
How AI Can Predict Heart Failure Before it's Diagnosed
Researchers are using AI to predict heart failure months before doctors can now diagnose it. This could reduce heart failure rates and possibly save lives.
New System Improves the Way Heart Failure Is Detected and Treated in Patients
Collaborative effort from Intermountain Healthcare clinicians and medical informatics experts has brought about a dramatic change to how heart failure is detected and treated in patients
How a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce heart failure in the aged
In mouse experiments, researchers have shown how aging and excess dietary fat create signals that lead to heart failure after a heart attack. Clarifying the mechanism of this harmful pathway is important because nearly 5 million people in the United States suffer heart failure as an age-related disease following heart attacks.
Is a Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest? Does It Cause Heart Failure? A Medical Guide to Misused Terms.
Carrie Fisher died Tuesday following a weekend in which her health was the topic of several major news stories. For most doctors following this story, ...
Why does diabetes cause heart failure? Study reveals what happens at cellular level; findings...
A new study reveals how, on a cellular level, diabetes can cause heart failure. The findings could lead to medications to treat and perhaps prevent heart failure in diabetes patients.
What Is Congestive Heart Failure? Know the Signs
What is congestive heart failure? As a caregiver, knowing the signs can help you improve the quality of your loved one's life.
Heart Failure: What Is It?
The term "heart failure" might sound like the heart is about to stop working. But it means something else.
What Is Heart Failure?
Heart failure (or congestive heart failure) occurs when there's a reduction in blood flow to the body and a backup of blood into the lungs, liver, abdomen, and lower extremities.
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.