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"Heart Failure" occurs when the heart muscle cannot keep up with the needs the body has for blood flow. Weakening of the heart muscle can occur for a number of reasons, including heart attacks and long-term high blood pressure. It is a very important condition for which there is much to be done. To find out more, press the "tell me more" button.
ęCOPY;1997 HeartPoint Updated July 1997
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