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How Your Heart Works

Your heart is a pumping muscle that works nonstop to keep your body supplied with oxygen-rich blood. Signals from the heart’s electrical system set the speed and pattern of the pump’s rhythm. Valves keep the blood moving in one direction, through the heart’s four chambers.

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Understanding Heart Failure

Having heart failure means your heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. Learn more about this condition and what it means for your heart and your health.

Managing Heart Failure

Heart failure affects your life every day. But it can be managed to help you feel your best. Find out how diet, activity, stress relief, and other factors can help.

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Heart failure is a condition in which your heart cannot pump enough oxygenated blood to meet your body’s needs.

Understanding Tests & Procedures

Tests and procedures help your doctor learn more about your condition. In some cases, they might also help improve how the heart works.

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