How to Get and Stay Heart Healthy
The experts weigh in on keeping your number one organ functioning at its best. “We’re working together with Novartis and Good Housekeeping to educate the American population about heart failure,” says Dr. Alan Gass, associate professor of medicine. Heart failure is a condition on where there heart, which is a muscle, can no longer pump blood efficiently around the body. That translates into the most common symptoms of heart failure: Shortness of breath, swelling of the ankles, easy fatigability or sometimes it's a subtle as not being able to do what you used to do whether it's a day, a week, or a year before.
Faculty Member: Alan Gass, M.D., associate professor of medicine