Preventing Congestive Heart Failure

Losing weight, exercise, reducing salt intake and knowing how to control blood pressure are all great ways of preventing congestive heart failure.

The best way to prevent heart failure is to reduce or control your risk factors. Making certain lifestyle changes are necessary and they include losing weight, exercising, and improving your diet. In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson discusses how these steps can help your heart and your overall health.


Holly Atkinson, MD

This video features Holly Atkinson, MD. Dr. Atkinson specializes in internal medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist.

Duration: 1:52. Last Updated On: April 16, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
Reviewed by: Holly Atkinson, MD, Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: Feb. 3, 2013
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