A GOOD cry, a big tub of ice cream and the support of our friends and family will help most of us get over a broken heart.
Heart failure is another matter — and in that case ice cream won’t help.
But for the near-million of us who are living with the condition, there is reason to be hopeful this Valentine’s Day.
Trailblazing scientists are working on a number of new approaches, including helping hearts to self-heal using groundbreaking regenerative medicine.
This could be great news for the 920,000 people in the country living with heart failure and suffering symptoms including breathlessness, tiredness, dizziness and extreme exhaustion after exercise.
Heart failure is most commonly caused by a heart attack, high blood pressure or inherited conditions.
It occurs when part of the heart is damaged and struggles to pump blood around the body. The condition can…