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Understanding Congestive Heart Failure

If you have Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), you’re not alone. Today, about five million Americans are living with it. In fact, it’s one of the most common reasons people 65 and older go to the hospital. It can take years for heart failure to develop. Therefore, if you don’t have it, but are at risk for it, making lifestyle changes right away will help prevent it!

Congestive Heart Failure: Hospice Can Help Alleviate and Control Symptoms

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Understanding your illness and treatment can help you feel more in control. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Dealing with heart disease involves doctors, nurses, social workers and other specially trained healthcare professionals. You will receive lots of new and complex information and need to make many serious decisions. So it is important to be able to communicate clearly with your entire healthcare team….