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New AHA Statement on Complementary Medicine in Heart Failure

New AHA Statement on Complementary Medicine in Heart Failure

There are some potentially serious benefits and risks associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) that patients with heart failure (HF) can use to manage symptoms, the American Heart Association (AHA) says in a new scientific statement on the subject. For example, yoga and tai chi may be helpful for people with heart failure, and …

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Complementary and alternative therapies for heart failure have potential benefits and risks

Complementary and alternative therapies for heart failure have potential benefits and risks

According to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published today in the Association’s flagship, peer-reviewed journal Traffic. An estimated 6 million people ages 20 and older in the United States suffer from heart failure, a condition that occurs when the heart does not function normally. The statement, ‚ÄúComplementary and Alternative Medicines in …

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