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Olive Oil Comes to the Rescue for Heart Condition that Drugs Failed

Gretton, C. (n.d.). Olive Oil Comes to the Rescue for Heart Condition that Drugs Failed. Easy Health Options. https://easyhealthoptions.com/olive-oil-comes-to-the-rescue-for-heart-condition-that-drugs-failed/

One of the reasons doctors focus so much on making sure we keep our hearts healthy is because heart disease becomes progressively harder to treat. Once you hit the point of heart failure, it’s impossible to reverse the damage already done to your heart. To date, there are no FDA-approved drugs to improve clinical outcomes in HFpEF. However, a common household pantry item might hold the key to improving quality of life for HFpEF sufferers.

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  2. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) — University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center
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