Keeping track of your health status is important to maintain a healthy heart and can help guide changes to your lifestyle or care plan.
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.
If you experience new or worsening heart failure, you may experience some of these symptoms.
Tests you may have to diagnose and monitor heart failure
Our heart failure patient and caregiver charter was created to support our advocacy towards the implementation of a national standard of care for Canadians living with heart failure and their caregivers.
HLF is available for “heart-to-heart” support for patients and family carers, discussions with potential partners, and for media interviews.
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.
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.