In this week’s episode, Dr. Alain Bouchard discusses HFpEF, or heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, with Dr. Shane Nanayakkara and Dr. Jason Guichard. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 4.8/5 (5) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
Broken Heart Syndrome
Earlier this year, we published a piece on the effects that significant emotional stress can have on the heart – the so-called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (also called stress induced cardiomyopathy, apical ballooning syndrome, or even broken heart syndrome). In simple terms, the condition is a transient weakening of the heart muscles, usually (but not always) triggered […]
Huff Puff: Why you might be short of breath
Why am I short of breath – could it be heart failure? The term heart failure is a frightening one – often people think about their heart stopping, ‘failing’ as the term goes – leading to death. But, as we’ve learned previously, there’s more to heart failure than the name. How does the heart pump? […]