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  • 21. Flu and Pneumonia Prevention The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
  • 22. Conditions The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 23. Heart Failure What is heart failure? Heart Failure, also called congestive heart failure, is when the heart can't keep up with its workload. The American Heart Association has information on the warning signs of heart failure, types of heart failure, classes of heart failure, signs of heart failure, diagnosis of heart failure, prevention of heart failure and treatment of heart failure.
  • 24. For Heart Failure Caregivers Becoming a caregiver for someone with heart failure requires a long-term commitment of time and energy. The American Heart Association believes as a caregiver, you need a plan and you need support.
  • 25. Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision Making The American Heart Association explains some of the barriers to shared decision making for advanced heart failure and solutions to overcome them.
  • 26. Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
  • 27. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.


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