Individuals who have experienced heart attacks or congestive heart failure can improve the strength of their heart with appropriate exercise combined with healthy eating habits, reports National Jewish Health. Always spe... More »

Prevention of a weak heart that can ultimately lead to heart disease involves modifying lifestyle habits to stop smoking, incorporate 30 minutes of exercise into the daily routine and consume heart-healthy foods, accordi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

The signs of end stage congestive heart failure include breath shortness, exercise intolerance, fluid retention and swelling, which occur when a person is at rest, according to emedicinehealth. A patient in end stage con... More »

Atrial fibrillation may result from conditions that affect the heart such as heart attacks, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, lung diseases and coronary artery disease, according to Mayo Clinic. Stress-related pneumonia, si... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

According to the Mayo Clinic, possible causes of Afib, or atrial fibrillation, include heart attacks, high blood pressure, congenital heart defects, an overactive thyroid gland, metabolic imbalances, lung diseases, sick ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

The main treatment options for congestive heart failure are diuretic medications, heart medications like ACE inhibitors or beta blockers, and lifestyle changes. End-stage congestive heart failure patients may require mor... More »

Doctors use cardiac stents to reduce symptoms and treat heart attacks in patients with coronary atherosclerosis, reports WebMD. The placement of coronary stents requires no incisions and reduces the risk of complications... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health