Although it can be difficult living with a chronic condition like heart failure, many people learn to manage the symptoms – and enjoy full lives.
People who rep
Heart failure caused by damage to the heart that has developed over time can’t be cured. But it can be treated, quite often with strategies to improve symptoms.
Heart failure is a serious, long-term (chronic) condition. It’s more likely to happen as you age, but anyone can develop heart failure. Still, if you have heart fa
The term “heart failure” makes it sound like the heart is no longer working at all and there’s nothing that can be done. Actually, heart failure means that the heart isn’t pumping as well as
It's always important to have regular checkups even if you're not noticing any particular symptoms. If you do notice any
If you recently experienced a cardiac event or surgery but have not participated in a cardiac rehab program, why not?
Cardiac rehabilitation has demonstrated benefits, yet fewer than 20 percent of eligible patients participa
Cardiac rehabilitation doesn’t change your past, but it can help you improve your heart’s future.
Cardiac rehab is a medically supervised program designed to improve your cardiovascular health if you have experien
People who are more physically active may have a lower risk of instant death after a heart attack compared to
Sometimes, we all need a little nudge of motivation towards making healthy changes to our lifestyle and our diet.
The motivation can be as simple and straight forward as losing weight, or just being healthy to live a long and pro
Published February 10, 2020
Reviewed January 2020
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Ame
Despite the perception that heart disease is a man’s disease, it’s the No. 1 killer of women, according to the American Heart Ass
A growing body of research is raising concerns about the cardiac consequences of the coronavirus
By Carolyn Barber on August 31, 2020
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When it comes to foods that both taste great and are great for your heart, it’s hard to beat the berry. Berries of all kinds are rich in antioxidants — substances found in certain foods that help fight cell damage.
“Antioxidants work everywhe
A healthy diet can be good for your heart as well as your waistline.
Ready to start your heart-healthy diet? Here are eight tips to get you started.
Although you might know that eating certain foods can increase your heart disease risk, it's often tough to change your eating habits. Whether you
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