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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.
More Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, tools, resources
Classes of Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the classes of heart failure. Doctors usually classify patients' heart failure according to the severity of their symptoms.
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.
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).
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.
Ejection Fraction Heart Failure Measurement
The American Heart Association explains ejection fraction as a measurement of heart failure. Learn more.
Warning Signs of Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the most common signs and symptoms of heart failure and explains why they occur and describes how to recognize them.
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.
Congestive Heart Failure and Congenital Defects
The American Heart Association explains congestive heart failure, which can occur in children and adults with congenital heart defects.