Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about heart failure, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
First breathe...and know you've got options. We walk you through the first few steps to take after finding out you have a heart failure.
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After suffering several major heart attacks, a transplant was Jang Jaswal's last hope. After just three months on the list, he received his new heart—and his life changed in ways he never could have imagined.
These twin sisters share almost everything, but they never imagined they'd share the same heart condition.
Mom and caregiver Sandra Holloway survived two heart-failure emergencies—now she's dedicated to helping others avoid them.
The short answer: Yes! Find out the steps you need to take to keep your symptoms under control.
Understanding the basics of heart failure can help you feel more in control—and less afraid. Find out more about the different types, how they’re diagnosed, and what the best treatment options are.
Doctors aren't exactly sure what caused his heart to weaken, but a lack of answers has done little to slow him down. Learn the lessons that can come from living with heart failure.
When you have heart failure, one major sign that it could be getting worse is excess fluid buildup in your body. Here are some key steps to keeping your levels in balance.
For those with moderate-to-severe chronic heart failure, treatment options are limited. But a newly approved device may help.
New research shows that getting an annual flu shot reduces the risk of premature death from heart failure, particularly in patients 65 and older who already have compromised circulation and other health complications.
Mortality rates from heart failure are higher in women than in men, and the rate of hospitalization related to heart failure has risen among women but declined among men, according to a study conducted at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Despite its scary-sounding name, this diagnosis does not mean life as you know it is over. Instead, heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping as well as it should be—and for many people, the symptoms can be well-managed. Keep reading for an honest break down on what this very common condition means for your life—and what you can do, as others have, to stay strong and live long.