Heart Failure

Heart Failure

Service Type
Body
Heart failure is not a sudden or complete stop of heart activity. Rather it occurs when the heart loses its ability to pump enough blood through the body to meet the body’s requirements.
Clinical Practice Terms

Living with Heart Failure

Service Type
Body

Lifestyle Changes

Diet, exercise and other healthy habits can help control symptoms of heart failure and improve your overall health and well-being. You can reverse some forms of heart failure by reducing salt and fluids from your body. If you have a chronic form, we help you establish healthy habits of diet and exercise so that you can live a full life.

    Clinical Practice Terms
    James D Bergin

    James D Bergin, MD

    Title:
    Professor
    Division:
    Cardiovascular Medicine
    Primary Location:
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Center
    Phone:
    434.243.1000
    John A Kern

    John A Kern, MD

    Title:
    Professor
    Division:
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Primary Location:
    Heart and Vascular Center
    Phone:
    434.982.4301
    Beth E Fallin

    Beth E Fallin, RN, MSN, ACNP

    Division:
    Cardiovascular Medicine
    Primary Location:
    Heart and Vascular Center
    Phone:
    434.243.1000
    Carolyn A Brady

    Carolyn A Brady, MSN, RN, ACNP, CHFN

    Division:
    Cardiovascular Medicine
    Primary Location:
    Heart and Vascular Center
    Phone:
    434.243.1000
    Kelly K Godsey

    Kelly K Godsey, MSN, RN, ACNP

    Division:
    Cardiovascular Medicine
    Primary Location:
    Heart and Vascular Center
    Phone:
    434.243.1000
    Gorav Ailawadi

    Gorav Ailawadi, MD

    Title:
    Professor
    Division:
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Phone:
    434.924.5052