Heart Failure: Why Knowledge Is Power
Heart failure doesn’t mean your heart is about to stop. Understand what it really means and how it is treated.
“Heart failure” can be a frightening diagnosis for anyone. However, heart failure does not mean that the heart is about to stop; it means that the pumping action of the heart is inadequate to meet the needs of the body.
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Cardiologist Robert Hobbs, MD, describes in this whiteboard lesson the manifestations of heart failure that require further workup and treatment.