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Heart Failure Resources

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Heart Failure Society of America, Inc.
Court International - Suite 240 S
2550 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114
Phone: (651) 642-1633
www.hfsa.org

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Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can't pump blood effectively to the lungs or the rest of the body.  This can be because the person has developed a weakened heart muscle or because the heart muscle has thickened or stiffened, making it difficult to fill the heart and backing up blood into the lungs. With heart failure, the weakened heart pumps less blood than usual, causing the kidneys and adrenal glands to produce chemicals that help the body to hold onto salt and water.  In addition,...

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American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: (214) 373-6300 or
1-800-AHA-USA1 (1-800-242-8721)
www.heart.org

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda. MD 20824-0105
Phone: (301) 592-8573
www.nhlbi.nih.gov

The Alliance for Aging Research
750 17th St., NW, Suite 1100
Phone: (202) 293-2856
www.agingresearch.org

The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center
www.clevelandclinic.org/heartcenter/

 

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Reviewed by Thomas M. Maddox, MD on June 22, 2012

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