Congestive Heart Failure

A heart that has been damaged or weakened over the years can develop congestive heart failure (CHF). There are a number of factors that contribute to the disease including congenital heart defects and high blood pressure. There are some prevention methods as well such as limiting alcohol and salt intake. Find out more facts and information on the causes, symptoms and treatment for congestive heart failure.

Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is a complicated and life-threatening condition. Learn about the symptoms, treatment and diagnostic tools used with ADHF. Find out the risk factors and causes of this serious problem.

Pacemaker Syndrome & Congestive Heart Failure

Heart disease is the major cause of death in the Western World. Congestive heart failure may be treated by the use of a pacemaker to correct arrhythmia. In some recipients of a pacemaker, a condition called pacemaker syndrome may develop. This article explores pacemaker syndrome and its treatment.

What Causes Congenital Heart Failure?

When a person has congestive heart failure, her heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of her body. But what causes congestive heart failure? Learn about the different causes of congestive heart failure and how they affect the heart’s function.