Month: December 2019

Debunking Common Heart Failure Myths

There is no denying that there are lots of myths and rumours surrounding heart failure. Learning to tell fact from fiction will help anyone that is currently trying to understand what heart failure actually is. Common confusion surrounding this condition is usually in relation to symptoms and signs of heart failure, different types of heart […]

December 28, 2019

Understanding Different Types Of Heart Failure

It isn’t uncommon for people to not really understand what heart failure is and it is so commonly confused with heart attacks when in fact, they are two very different things. Heart failure is a long-term condition that unfortunately can get worse over time. Currently, it is treatable and many people go on to have […]

December 28, 2019

Press Release: NICE recommends Vifor Pharma’s Veltassa ®

NICE recommends Vifor Pharma’s Veltassa® (patiromer) for adults with hyperkalaemia in England. Nick Hartshorne-Evans, CEO of the national heart failure charity, the Pumping Marvellous Foundation, said “It’s hard enough living with a long term condition like CKD or Heart Failure. However having the concern that medicines like RAAS inhibitors, which we know are helping to […]

December 16, 2019

What causes Heart Failure

Unfortunately, heart failure is a long-term condition that may get worse over time. It is treatable and with treatment and lifestyle changes thankfully many people can still have a good quality of life. It is important to remember that heart failure does not mean your heart has stopped working, it just needs some support to […]

December 11, 2019

A Simple Guide On How Your Heart Works

Understanding how your heart works and how important it is to take care of your heart should never be overlooked. Anyone suffering from a condition or disease related to their heart will be able to tell you just how much you shouldn’t take a healthy heart for granted. To help anyone who is wanting to […]

December 11, 2019