Heart Failure

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is heart failure?
  2. What causes heart failure?
  3. What are the symptoms of heart failure?
  4. How common is heart failure?
  5. Who is at greatest risk for heart failure?
  6. How can heart failure be prevented?
  7. What are healthy cholesterol levels?
  8. What initial tests for heart failure might my doctor order?
  9. What tests might a specialist order?
  10. How is heart failure treated?
  11. What lifestyle changes are used to treat heart failure?
  12. What medications are used to treat heart failure?
  13. What kinds of specialized care is used to treat patients with severe heart failure?
  14. What are the resources for finding out more about heart failure?

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