Nov 01, 2021
Heart failure affects roughly 6 million American adults, with between 400,000 and 700,000 new cases being diagnosed every year. While these are sobering statistics, it’s important to note that heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has already stopped working; rather, it means that your heart isn’t pumping enough blood to meet your body’s needs. Still, heart disease and heart failure are serious chronic conditions, and they require proper management and care. Here are a few tips to help you better manage heart disease at home, so you can hopefully avoid unnecessary hospitalization.