Posts Tagged ‘coronary artery disease (CAD)’

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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Recognizing the Five Signs of a Heart Attack and Phoning 911 can Save Lives

February is American Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease, which is the most common cause of death in the United States, According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a heart attack (myocardial infarction) occurs every 40 seconds in the United States and there are 790,000 heart attacks every year. The…

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