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What You Need to Know about Heart Failure

Heart failure is a cardiac condition in which the heart is no longer able to function sufficiently to meet the body’s needs. Because heart failure can be produced by many different kinds of cardiac disease, it is among the most common of cardiac problems. Patients with heart failure often suffer from shortness of breath and fatigue, and have difficulty with …

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Types of Heart Failure

There are 3 main categories of heart failure — dilated cardiomyopathy (cardiomyopathy is a term that means heart muscle disease), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and diastolic dysfunction. Once you are sure which category of heart failure you have, you can read below to learn more about your condition. Dilated cardiomyopathy┬áis the most common variety of heart failure; most people who are told …

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Facts About Heart Disease You Need To Know

Basically, heart disease is a disorder affecting the ability of the heart to function normally. There are many forms of heart disease of varied etiology. The most widespread form of heart disease is high cholesterol. In the initial stages of the disease, lesions and cracks will form in the walls of blood vessel walls, usually close to the heart itself. …

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