Heart Failure

Heart Failure

Heart failure can come as a result of several health conditions. Some of these may be faulty heart valves, damage or inflammation to the heart muscle, coronary heart disease, congenital defects, diabetes or high blood pressure. Heart failure can affect both the right and left sides of your heart. When you have heart failure, it means that your heart has complications that have made it less effective at pumping oxygen throughout your body. This section discusses the signs of heart failure, things you should discuss with your doctor, ways to deal with heart failure and medications that can minimize damages.