To avoid congestive heart failure, you must prevent the various forms of heart disease that lead to it. To prevent coronary heart disease, eat a healthy, balanced diet, control your blood pressure and cholesterol level, maintain a normal body weight, exercise regularly, and don't smoke. Limit alcohol use to one to two drinks per day. Some congestive heart failure cannot be prevented.
The treatment of congestive heart failure focuses on lessening symptoms, decreasing...Read more