Do you know that fewer than 1 in 10 people can identify 3 common symptoms of heart failure? It’s time to change that.
Heart failure affects millions of people worldwide. Take a look at the facts and figures below. Find out just how big of an impact this disease has.
people over the age of 40 will develop heart failure in their lifetime*
Every year, more than 3.5 million people are diagnosed with HF in Europe. This equates to over 400 cases every hour or
in the 60 seconds it takes to read this infographic*
Heart failure causes
times as many deaths as advanced cancers
like bowel and breast cancer*
*Reference: Heart failure in numbers. Novartis Pharma AG. Sep 2015. Code: GLCM/LCZ/0063.
1: Heart failure in numbers. Novartis Pharma AG. Sep 2015.
2: Mosterd A, et al. Heart 2007;93:1137–1146