Managing Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

When people hear the term congestive heart failure (CHF), they think the heart has stopped functioning. This is not the case. Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops working. Congestive heart failure (CHF) is when the muscles of the heart cannot properly pump blood the way they are supposed to. CHF most often begins with…

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The Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program of: Physical Exercises Education about following a heart-healthy lifestyle Counseling to cope with stress and improve mental health Million Hearts defines cardiac rehabilitation (CR) as a program of 36 one-hour physical exercise sessions specifically designed for improving cardiovascular health and…

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