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About Heart Failure
What is heart failure? The American Heart Association explains heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through the heart to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Learn more.
Your Cardiac Catheterization Brochure
This brochure describes how this important procedure is used to examine the heart to measure pressure, take pictures of the arteries bringing blood to the heart, and assess heart function. It also includes detailed illustrations.
Your Heart Failure Healthcare Team
Patients with heart failure may work with multiple healthcare professionals. The American Heart Association believes it is important for heart failure patients to develop good relationships with their healthcare team.
Heart Failure Tools & Resources
The American Heart Association offers these tools and resources to help you manage your heart failure.
Living with Heart Failure Brochure
This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
Common Tests for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing heart failure.
Flu and Pneumonia Prevention
The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
Types of Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the different types of heart failure such as, left-sided heart failure, systolic failure, diastolic failure, right-sided heart failure and congestive heart failure.
Understand Your Risk for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the risks for heart filure and what your risk for heart failure could be.
The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.