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  • Heart failure is a condition where the heart muscle doesn’t pump blood to the rest of the body as well as it should.
  • Causes of heart failure include coronary heart disease, heart attack and high blood pressure.
  • If you have heart failure, there are things you can do to help you feel better, stay out of hospital and live a longer, healthier life.
  • Treatment for heart failure includes healthy behaviour changes, cardiac rehabilitation, medicines, and heart devices or surgery.

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Reviewed on: 28-10-2022