There are an estimated 26 million people living with heart failure worldwide. Typically, a healthy heart beats approximately 100,000 times per day. However, anything that affects the pumping action of the heart has an effect on our body and how we feel. With heart failure, the heart cannot efficiently pump all of the blood your
There are more than 600,000 people living with heart failure in Canada. However, more than one in four people do not know what this chronic illness is, and almost half think that it can be cured, according to research conducted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation. There is no cure for heart failure at present.
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