Heart Health

Heart Failure

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


Living With Heart Failure: How To Improve Nutrition

Learn more about how to improve diet choices and nutrition to mitigate or prevent the symptoms of heart failure.

Treatment Advances for Patients With Heart Failure

Learn more about advances in treatment for congestive heart failure (CHF), which include various medicines, implantable devices, and new wearable technology.

New Drug Options for Heart Failure

New Drug Options for Heart Failure

For many people with chronic heart failure, two new drugs, Entresto and Corlanor, might help cut the risk of a hospital stay and possibly prolong their lives.

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Who Is Most at Risk For Heart Failure?

We explore who is most at risk and new heart failure treatment options that can improve quality of life and recovery.

Should You Take a Fish Oil Supplement?

Should You Take a Fish Oil Supplement?

If you have heart failure or had a recent heart attack, omega-3 fish oil supplements could be a potentially lifesaving addition to your pillbox.

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Can Higher Chocolate Intake Reduce Risk of Heart Failure?

For those who have an undeniable sweet tooth, there appears to be scientific evidence to justify eating a moderate amount of dark chocolate daily. However, more research is needed before the connection between chocolate and heart health is completely ...


What Is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is caused by a weakening of the heart’s ability to pump blood. You may experience fatigue, shortness of breath, and excessive urination at night.

Insomnia and Heart Failure: A Worrysome Link

Long periods of disrupted sleep may increase chances of heart failure.

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Risk Factors

Can Exercise Help Reduce Heart Failure Risk?

A study from the American Heart Association’s journal found that more exercise was better in preventing heart failure.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Congestive Heart Failure

As mentioned in a previous post, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease, patients with RA have a significantly increased risk of heart attack and stroke and a shorter life expectancy as compared to the general population. Rheumatoid arthritis may cau...