Treatments for heart conditions

The main aims of treatment for heart conditions are to:

  • prevent the heart disease getting worse
  • prevent complications of heart disease
  • ease the strain on your heart
  • control any symptoms you have
  • help you maintain as high a level of activity as possible
  • improve your quality of life

In treating a heart condition, you often have to make lifestyle changes and self-manage your condition. For information on this aspect, see reducing the risks to your heart and living with a heart condtion.

As well as lifestyle changes, you can be treated with:

Last updated:
13 February 2020