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Dizziness

Heart failure causes reduced blood flow to the rest of your body. If the flow to your brain is lower than usual or your blood pressure is low, you may feel dizzy.

Dizziness in people with heart failure is often caused by their medicines. However, irregular heartbeats, which often happen with heart failure, or a temporary drop in blood pressure, caused by rising from a sitting or lying position (postural hypotension), can also cause dizziness.

You should discuss any dizziness with your doctor or nurse to identify its cause.

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AN ANIMATED JOURNEY THROUGH HEART FAILURE

A series of 9 simple, captivating animations explaining heart failure and its treatment.

These narrated animations explain how a healthy heart works, what happens to it in heart failure and how various treatments work to improve your health.

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heartfailurematers.org is a European Society of Cardiology website

The heartfailurematters.org website was developed under the direction of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The ESC is a world leader in the discovery and dissemination of best practices in cardiovascular medicine. Our members and decision-makers are healthcare professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to represent professionals in the field of cardiology in Europe and beyond.

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