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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.
What is Heart Failure?
The American Heart Association explains heart failure (HF), sometimes called congestive heart failure (CHF), as a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through the heart to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Learn more.
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.
Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents
The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.
Types of Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the different types of heart failure such as, left-sided heart failure, systolic failure, diastolic failure, right-sided heart failure and congestive heart failure (CHF).
Health Threats From High Blood Pressure
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.