Living with a heart condition

Couple walking outdoorsWhen you've been diagnosed with a heart condition it's natural to need time to come to terms with what has happened to you and how your everyday life may be affected.

Getting the answers you need to your questions can help reassure you that you can still live your life to the full.

Looking for support?

Join in the discussion in our online community. Share your experiences, stories, tips and ideas with other people like you. Whether you are living with heart disease or support a friend of family members, there's a space for you.

You can also go along to your local heart support group. There are 300 across the country and they are open to anyone with any kind of heart condition as well as their partners and families.

Our online magazine, heart matters, has great information on living with a heart condition and how you can keep your heart healthy after a heart attack. And you can read our experts' answers to some commonly asked questions.

We work in partnership with the World Heart Federation. Their Small Steps campaign encourages people who have experienced a cardiac arrest to take small, healthy steps to reduce the risk of another heart event.