Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs.
The most common signs and symptoms of heart failure are:
-Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
-Swelling in the ankles, feet, legs, abdomen, and veins in the neck
If you have a healthy heart, you can take action to prevent heart disease and heart failure.
To reduce your risk of heart disease:
-Avoid using illegal drugs.
-Adopt heart-healthy lifestyle habits.