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What is heart failure? Heart Failure, also called congestive heart failure, is when the heart can't keep up with its workload. The American Heart Association has information on the warning signs of heart failure, types of heart failure, classes of heart failure, signs of heart failure, diagnosis of heart failure, prevention of heart failure and treatment of heart failure.
Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision Making
The American Heart Association explains some of the barriers to shared decision making for advanced heart failure and solutions to overcome them.
Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor
The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
Learn About Get With The Guidelines-HF
Learn about Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure
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.
Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox
Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
Prevention & Treatment of Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the prevention of heart failure and what can be done to prevent heart failure whether by medication, lifestyle changes or surgery.
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.
Advanced Heart Failure
When heart failure progresses to an advanced stage, difficult decisions must be made. The American Heart Association explains advanced heart failure and shared decision making.
The American Heart Association explains that with an enlarged heart your body starts to retain fluid, your lungs get congested with fluid and your heart begins to beat irregularly. Learn more about enlarged heart.