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Living With Heart Failure
For Your Heart, Watch the Summertime Heat
Dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke can be a concern for people with heart trouble—especially heart failure.
Heart Failure and Physical Activity
If you have congestive heart failure, you may wonder if physical activity is good for you.
Heart Failure: After Hospitalization
Here’s how you can stay healthy and prevent the problems that lead to a stay in the hospital.
Heart Failure: Breathe More Easily
Heart failure makes it hard for oxygen to get into the blood, causing shortness of breath.
Heart Failure: Getting the Care You Need
It’s important to ask your provider questions during your visit to make sure you understand your condition and what your treatment involves.
Live Well with Congestive Heart Failure
If you have CHF, it's important to stick with your treatment, even when you're feeling better. You also need to maintain healthy habits.
Medication Management Tips
How many different medicines do you take? Most people with heart failure or other cardiovascular illnesses take several.
The Connection Between Heart Failure and COPD
If you have COPD, it may be difficult to tell whether you also have heart failure (HF). This is because the two diseases have similar symptoms and common risk factors.
Tracking Symptoms of Heart Failure
If you have congestive heart failure, knowing your body can help you manage your condition.