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When you have heart failure, excess fluid is more likely to build up in your body. This makes the heart work harder to pump blood. Controlling the amount of salt (sodium) you eat may help prevent fluid from building up.
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.
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.
Heart failure is a condition in which your heart cannot pump enough oxygenated blood to meet your body’s needs.
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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