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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. 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.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these personal stories of people living with heart failure.
  • 56. Rise Above Heart Failure: Rita Owens' Story Read how Rita Owens and her daughter Queen Latifah have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 57. 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.
  • 58. 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.


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