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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.
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.
Symptoms & Diagnosis of Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of heart failure and the diagnosis of heart failure. Learn how heart failure is diagnosed.
The Flu and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu for those with heart disease.
Heart Failure Medications
The American Heart Association explains the medications for heart failure patients. Heart failure patients need multiple prescriptions of medicines as each one treats a different heart failure symptom.
Lifestyle Changes for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the lifestyle changes that heart failure patients can make to improve their quality of life.
Implantable Medical Devices for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the implantable medical devices used for heart failure, such as valve replacement, defibrillator implantation and left ventricular assist device (LVAD).
Patient Information Sheets: Heart Failure
Patient Information Sheets
A couple cups of joe may reduce heart failure risk.
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Living with Heart Failure (Spanish/English)
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.