Results for ' heart failure'
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.
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).
Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
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.
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.
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.