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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.
Common Tests for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing 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.
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.
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).
Ejection Fraction Heart Failure Measurement
The American Heart Association explains ejection fraction as a measurement of heart failure. Learn more.
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.
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.
Rise Above HF: Get Social
Let's Rise Above Heart Failure! Nearly six million Americans live with heart failure. But even small changes can add up to big results and fuller lives. Join us by showing your support. It's easy!