Search Tag: shortness of breath

Cardiology Management

Novel therapy for diastolic heart failure

2017 21 Nov

Diastolic heart failure (DHF) occurs when the heart muscle becomes stiff and doesn't relax enough to allow blood to flow from the lungs into the heart, resulting in shortness of breath. Results of randomised, blinded study show that a new device – the size of a dime – designed to treat diastolic heart failure is safe and effective. The findings,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Treatment Options for Heart Failure

2017 21 Feb

Patients who have experienced shortness of breath or fatigue – and have become less active as a result – could be experiencing heart failure. These patients should immediately take action as waiting to address these symptoms can do more damage, according to experts at Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute. See Also : Recognising the 'Subtle... Read more