Patients

For the Lived Experience

ToolKit

Monitoring My Health

Keeping track of your health status is important to maintain a healthy heart and can help guide changes to your lifestyle or care plan.

My Medications

Keep track of all the medications you are taking (prescription and over the counter), as well as vitamins and other herbal remedies. Make sure to show your doctor at your next appointment.

Symptom Checker

If you experience new or worsening heart failure, you may experience some of these symptoms.

What to Expect

Tests you may have to diagnose and monitor heart failure

Faces of Heart Failure

Faces of Heart Failure
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Meet Sunny

Due to a genetic mutation, Sunny was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy at the age of 18. Sunny was born in Surrey, British Columbia, a perfectly

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Faces of Heart Failure
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Meet Pegga

Weeks and months went by, and I increasingly became more fatigue and coughing a lot. I couldn’t walk very far and I stopped walking my

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Faces of Heart Failure
HeartLife

Meet Tracy

I thought I was just getting out of shape and since I had always enjoyed good health I assumed I was in control of it.

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Faces of Heart Failure
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Meet Antonella

Something special happened to me two years ago. I’m here to say that I received the most precious gift of life. A new heart. I

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Our Support Group

The HeartLife Foundation is a patient-driven charity whose mission is to transform the quality of life for people living with heart failure by engaging, educating, and empowering a global community to create lasting solutions and build healthier lives. 

Join our Help for Hearts closed Facebook group to get support and share ideas.

Join Us & Subscribe

Have your voice heard. If you are a patient, family member or friend of someone with lived experience of heart failure or if you are a practitioner, allied health professional, not-for-profit or corporate partner, or simply a concerned citizen – Become a member – it’s free.

 

Women @ HeartLife

The HeartLife Foundation is proud to support the Canadian Women with Medical Heart Issues Facebook group. 

HL joins the mission of this group lead by our HeartLife Champion, Jackie to inspire and support women living with heart disease or heart failure to Live Bravely & Love Boldly every day. You are not alone!