A: Although we can’t cure heart disease, we can make it better. Most forms of heart disease are very treatable today. There is some evidence that normalizing high blood pressure and lowering cholesterol to very low levels will partially reverse plaques in the coronary arteries.
Can heart conditions come and go?
Symptoms of heart failure can range from mild to severe, and may come and go. In general, heart failure gets worse over time. As it worsens, you may have more or different signs or symptoms. It is important to let your doctor know if you have new symptoms or if your symptoms get worse.
Should a person with heart failure exercise?
Regular exercise has many benefits for patients with heart failure. A regular activity program will help: Reduce heart disease risk factors and the chance of having future heart problems. Strengthen the heart and cardiovascular system.