Congestive Heart Failure
It is estimated that there are about 500,000 Canadians living with heart failure.
Heart failure is a common condition that develops after the heart becomes weakened. The heart is not able to pump blood as well as it should to supply needed oxygen and nutrients to the body. The weakened pumping action can cause a back-up of fluid (congestion) in the lungs and other parts of the body, leading to what is otherwise known as congestive heart failure (CHF)…