Living with heart disease

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Living with heart disease

Heart failure affects 900,000 people in the UK, with around the same number living with a damaged heart but as yet no symptoms.

A new film hopes to raise awareness and help people relate to the difficulties of living with the condition.

It's called 'Parallel Hearts: Reaching New Heights for Heart Failure' and follows people climbing Mount Snowdon, along the way drawing parallels between the challenges of climbing a mountain with those faced by those living with heart failure on a daily basis.

Professor Toby Richards featured in the film and is a vascular surgeon here in London.


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