When 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
Learn more about day to day life with a heart
Hope for heart failure
It can be very frightening to learn
that you, or a person close to you, has heart
For many people heart failure can be a debilitating condition
where normal everyday tasks such as having a shower or bath, doing
the shopping or simply playing with the children takes enormous
energy and leaves them breathless and exhausted.
That's because when heart muscle is damaged, it cannot heal
itself. So once your heart 'breaks', it stays that way.
We want to spend £50 million to help our scientists
mend broken hearts and bring hope
to people with heart failure caused by a heart attack.
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.
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