When patients hear “heart failure” they are immediately filled with anxiety.

This is a serious condition and, if you have heart failure, you’re likely to need follow up care, medications and some form of treatment. But patients don’t need to be filled with dread.

Seeing your doctor and deciding on a plan of action unique to your disease is the first step. Following your medical plan will help you feel better and improve your ability to manage daily activities.

Take a moment to learn more about Spectrum Health’s advanced heart disease options in this brief interview with Dr. Michael Dickinson.