Causes of Heart Failure

Any type of damage to the heart muscle will weaken the muscle and may lead to heart failure. Below are the most common causes of heart muscle damage (or cardiomyopathy) in the U.S. Atherosclerosis (coronary artery disease, CAD). In this case, the arteries tasked with supplying the heart with blood are clogged narrowed. Coronary artery […]

Understanding Heart Failure

If you understand what happens when you’re diagnosed with heart failure, your treatment plan will make more sense to you. How a Healthy Heart Works Your heart pumps oxygen-rich blood and nutrients all over your body. What Happens with Heart Failure Your heart is unable to pump the blood your body needs to function. This […]