Heart Failure in Women: Prevention is Best Approach

The condition cant be reversed or cured, so your best bet is to quit smoking and manage diabetes and hypertension.

Heart failure (HF) occurs when the heart no longer pumps effectively, causing fluid to back up in the lungs, legs, liver or other organs. Although half of all patients with HF are female, not enough is known about the disease in women, which raises questions on the best way to treat it. …
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