Heart Failure

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about heart failure, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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Now What? 5 Essential Things to Do After a Heart Failure Diagnosis

by Lambeth Hochwald Health Writer
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10 Questions About Heart Failure—Answered

by Lambeth Hochwald Health Writer
Heart Failure

Working It! How Exercise Helps Fight Heart Failure

by Lara DeSanto Health Writer

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When the Heart Fails

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.

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Heart Failure

Simple Ways to Manage Fluid Buildup

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.

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Let's Talk About Congestive Heart Failure

When the heart weakens, it can trigger a serious domino effect in the body. We explore why it happens and what you can do.

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Heart Health

Want to Make Better Food Choices? Do This at Night

If sleep is fleeting—especially if you’re a woman—you may be more likely to adopt heart-harming eating habits, according to new research. Here’s the 411.

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Heart Health

Heart Disease an Issue? Be Careful With Marijuana

Whether its use is for fun or function, new research has found a too-significant-to-ignore link between using weed and cardiovascular health.

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Heart Health

For a Healthy Heart, Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth twice a day—and flossing!—may do more for your body than just brighten your smile.

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A Beauty Queen Fights Heart Failure

Mom and caregiver Sandra Holloway survived two heart-failure emergencies—now she's dedicated to helping others avoid them.

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Can Heart Failure Get Better?

The short answer: Yes! Find out the steps you need to take to keep your symptoms under control.