Living With Heart Disease ~ Most forms of heart disease are chronic. In the beginning, symptoms may be too mild to affect everyday life. And in many cases, long-term treatment can keep symptoms under control. But if the heart begins to fail, patients may develop shortness of breath, fatigue, or swelling in ankles, feet, legs, and abdomen. Heart failure can be managed with medication, lifestyle changes, surgery, and in certain cases, a heart transplant.
This word building activity travel kit is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers for road trips and long car rides and you can customize it with sight words, color words, word families, or whatever your child is currently learning. Great for a summer learning activity.
CHF - Congestive Heart Failure Despite its frightening name, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and high blood pressure are now considered manageable. The term “failure” does not imply that the heart has stopped working, it means that it is “failing” to operate (i.e. pump) at its optimal capacity. Today, CHF sufferers are able to live active, full, and enjoyable lives with the help of standardized medical treatments and permanent lifestyle change. CHF affects nearly 5 million Americans,…
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September is Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month. #PAD is caused by plaque build-up or blockages in an area of the body outside of the heart such as the legs. Symptoms include ulcers, leg pain, cramping, swelling and discoloration. A simple, painless ultrasound can test the blood flow in your legs to determine your risk of PAD. Consult with your doctor if you think you may be at risk, or call the CIS clinic near you.