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  • 41. 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.
  • 42. 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.
  • 43. 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.
  • 44. Common Tests for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing heart failure.
  • 45. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 46. 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
  • 47. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these personal stories of people living with heart failure.
  • 48. Heart Failure The American Heart Association wants to help you Rise Above Heart Failure (HF). Find out the warning signs of heart failure, also called congestive heart failure (CHF), learn about ejection fraction, and how to treat and manage your HF.
  • 49. 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.
  • 50. 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).


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