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Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents
The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.
Recognizing Advanced Heart Failure and Knowing Your Options
The American Heart Association explains that having advanced heart failure does not mean you have run out of treatment options and shared decision making can help.
Help 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.
Common Tests for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing heart failure.
Medications Used to Treat Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the medications for heart failure patients. Heart failure patients may need multiple medicines as each one treats a different heart failure symptom.
Devices and Surgical Procedures to Treat Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains devices and procedures used to treat heart failure, such as valve replacement, defibrillator implantation and left ventricular assist device (LVAD).
Why Blood Pressure Matters
The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can lead to damage to the coronary arteries, heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection, atherosclerosis, Stroke, Kidney damage, Vision loss, Erectile dysfunction, Memory loss, Fluid in the lungs and Angina.
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.
Rise Above HF: Get Social
Let's Rise Above Heart Failure! Nearly six million Americans live with heart failure. But even small changes can add up to big results and fuller lives. Join us by showing your support. It's easy!
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.