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Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor
The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure
Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
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.
What is Heart Failure?
The American Heart Association explains heart failure (HF), sometimes called congestive heart failure (CHF), as 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.
Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents
The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.
How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to heart failure.
Communicating With Your Advanced Heart Failure Healthcare Team
The American Heart Association explains that getting the most out of a visit to the doctor?s office requires good communication between you and your healthcare team.
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.
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.