We are all living longer but we are sicker and learning that you have heart failure will always be a big worry. There are all sorts of causes failure after a heart attack; because of a crazy rhythm, damaged valves or a sick heart muscle. Medication will help so will improving your diet, exercising and tracking your symptoms.
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For more info go to the Heart Foundation for their fact sheet: http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/Living%20well%20with%20chronic%20heart%20failure.pdf.
I’m Dr John Darcy and this is Health Check brought to you by your community pharmacist. Remember, ask your pharmacist