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Heart Failure (Congestive Heart Failure): Treatment and Therapy

Annotation:NIH Senior Health - Provides clear complete information on heart failure formatted especially for seniors.

Annotation:Mayo Clinic - Descriptions of beneficial lifestyle changes, medicines, surgery procedures, and medical devices used for heart failure patients.

Annotation:UCSF Medical Center - Another discussion of treatment options with a focus on advanced surgery options.

Annotation:Bastyr Center for Natural Health - This site presents a list of articles discussing the results of research on natural ways to decrease your risk of heart disease.

Annotation:National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institutes of Health - This Research Spotlight article describes a recent study showing that Tai chi exercise may improve quality of life, mood, and exercise self-efficacy (belief in one’s own abilities) in people with chronic heart failure.

Annotation:National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institutes of Health - An educational video that features tai chi and qi gong as an activity to enhance wellness. See also the fact sheet Tai Chi: An Introduction.


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