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Heart Failure Facts

When you hear the term “heart failure” you may think that the heart is going to stop at any moment.  Heart failure actually means that your heart isn’t pumping blood either because it isn’t properly filling with blood and/or it doesn’t have enough force to pump blood out of the heart entirely.  Unlike a heart attack, heart failure doesn’t come on suddenly.  It’s the result of a long period of time when the heart gradually weakens.  It […]

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