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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.