Experts are heralding the use of SGLT2 inhibitors as a breakthrough in the treatment of congestive heart failure. In this episode of the MyHeart.net podcast, Dr. Bouchard and Dr. Ahmed discuss the new approach with heart failure specialist Dr. Jason Guichard of Prisma Health in South Carolina, covering the incredible benefits of a class of […]
Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure (CHF), is a very common heart condition. As doctors, we understand exactly what we mean when this diagnosis is given, but for the patient it is often a different story. The words “heart failure” lead people to assume that their heart has “given up” and is actually […]
Diastolic heart failure, is when you have heart failure with a near normal (preserved) ejection fraction. This type of heart failure is related more to the heart’s inability to relax. Diastolic Heart Failure sounds like a really scary thing, but don’t write your will yet. Learn the facts from a world renowned cardiologist.
By Jason L. Guichard MD, PhD Even though the term “heart failure” sounds incurable and fatal, most patients with heart failure are still able to live long and healthy lives. The key to heart failure management is early diagnosis and treatment, including lifestyle changes. The treatment of heart failure is complex and individualized to each […]