Cardiorenal Syndrome: Failing Heart and Famished Kidneys

When the heart cannot pump enough blood, the oxygen-starved kidneys fail.

Managing heart failure can be a full-time job. You have a complex regimen of medications to help your heart contract more forcefully, optimize blood flow through your arteries, eliminate excess fluid and control risk factors such as diabetes or high blood pressure. You have to think carefully about what you eat, and you worry about […]
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