If your aging parent is one of the approximately 5.7 million adults throughout the United States who are suffering from congestive heart failure, you know how important it is that they comply with the care guidelines given to them by their doctor.
Common medicines can 'make heart conditions worse'
@pascalmeier74 Ibuprofen 'May Trigger Or Worsen Heart Failure' Commonly used painkillers and nutritional supplements could cause or worsen heart failure in patients, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). The AHA said that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including painkillers such as ibuprofen, could “trigger or worsen heart failure”. Similarly, over-the-counter heartburn medications and cold remedies may also cause problems for patients with heart ...
If you have congestive heart failure, lifestyle changes can help keep it under control. WebMD shows you how things like a healthy diet, exercise, and watching your weight can help keep heart disease in check.