Heart Failure, also known as congestive heart failure, occurs when the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body’s demands. It is often a long-term (chronic) condition but may also develop suddenly and requires long-term care and monitoring. It's a condition with varying causes, and because it can develop quickly early detection is key.
Amelia Heart & Vascular Center caters to patients with a confirmed diagnosis of chronic heart failure caused by a heart attack or long-term health problems, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or heart disease. We are here to help you manage your heart failure, restore you to health, and have you living life to the fullest. Our goal is to help you feel better while living with heart failure.
Personalized Care for Heart Failure
Although the risk of heart failure does not change as you get older, you are more likely to have heart failure when you are older. The most common symptoms of heart failure are breathlessness, feeling fatigued, and swelling around the ankles.
There are, frequently, specific signs and symptoms of a heart attack that are relatively easy to recognize. These symptoms include:
Our team is made up of a variety of health care professionals from various disciplines. Using a team approach, we make sure that patients receive appropriate testing and treatment and education about their illness and instructions when they leave the hospital. We work hard to diagnose and treat heart failure as early as possible and provide long-term care that gives our patients the best possible outcomes.
Let us be your partner in heart health
Here at Amelia Heart & Vascular Center, we assess your condition and work with you to determine the next steps. Our team of physicians is committed to preventing cardiovascular problems and treating advanced conditions thoroughly and compassionately. We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Contact us at 703-866-3131 to make an appointment with our cardiologists.