Heart Failure

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Prevention & Treatment of Heart Failure


To learn more about heart failure, browse any of the topics below.

About Heart FailureAbout Heart Failure
Heart failure is when the heart can't keep up with its workload. If the heart muscle cannot pump enough blood, it cannot meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Learn more about how this can develop.
Warning Signs of Heart FailureWarning Signs of Heart Failure
Heart failure requires you to pay close attention to changes in symptoms. Reduce your chances of hospital visits by understanding your symptoms and knowing when they signal trouble. Learn what warning signs to watch for.
Understand Your Risk of Heart FailureUnderstand Your Risk of Heart Failure
Heart failure is one of the most common reasons for hospital admissions among those 65 years and older. But this condition is not limited to seniors. Learn more about who is at risk.
 
Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heart FailureSymptoms and Diagnosis of Heart Failure
You may notice a shortness of breath, especially when lying down, swelling in the feet and ankles or a sudden weight gain. Understand the symptoms and how to work with your healthcare provider for an accurate diagnosis.
Prevention and Treatment of Heart FailurePrevention and Treatment of Heart Failure
When heart failure is caused by heart damage that has developed over time, it can't be cured. But there is good news. It can be treated and symptoms can improve. Learn more about prevention and treatment for heart failure.
Advanced Heart FailureAdvanced Heart Failure
For advanced heart failure patients and their doctors, making good decisions requires teamwork. Learn the treatment options, the planning involved and about shared decision making.
Tools and ResourcesTools and Resources
Get more involved in your care by tracking your progress, creating personalized health reports and learning more with brochures and downloadable patient information sheets.


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