Weight Loss Can Relieve the Serious Symptoms of HFpEF

In a condition without a cure, losing extra pounds may significantly improve your quality of life.

When a patient with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is overweight, losing weight does what medications cannot: makes them feel better and keeps them out of the hospital. “‘You really need to lose weight’ is not something patients want to hear,” says Cleveland Clinic heart failure specialist Sanjeeb Bhattacharya, MD. “However, losing excess pounds […]
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