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  1. Heart Failure Describes heartfailure (congestive heartfailure). Discusses common causes like hypertension and coronary artery disease. Has info on symptoms. Covers diagnostic tests and treatments. Discusses heartfailure classification system and stages of CHF.
  2. Classification of HeartFailure
  3. Heart Failure Symptoms
  4. Heart Failure Complications
  5. Heart Failure Types
  6. Heart Failure Stages
  7. Heart Failure: Avoiding Triggers for Sudden HeartFailure Tells how to prevent sudden heartfailure. Covers symptoms and lists triggers that lead to congestive heartfailure: too much salt, too much exercise, and taking medicines wrong. Encourages staying with diet, medicine, and exercise plan.
  8. Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (Systolic HeartFailure)
  9. Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (Diastolic HeartFailure)
  10. Heart Failure: Compensation by the Heart and Body
  11. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight Discusses importance of tracking weight for those with heartfailure. Offers links to info on watching fluid intake, activity and exercise, and eating less salt. Covers how to check your weight when you have heartfailure.
  12. Heart Failure: Taking Medicines Properly Explains how to take medicine for congestive heartfailure. Suggests schedules, lists, and pill containers to remember when to take medicines. Covers need-to-know names of medicines and side effects. Also how to handle missed doses, need to avoid certain medicines.
  13. Heart Failure: Watching Your Fluids Discusses need to watch fluid intake with congestive heartfailure. Gives tips on spacing fluids throughout day and how to easily keep track of fluid intake. Also mentions diuretic medicines to remove excess fluid from body.
  14. Heart Failure: Activity and Exercise Tells how to exercise to improve health with congestive heartfailure. Includes need for doctor's okay and exercise plan. Includes tips on physical activity like stretching, walking, swimming, lifting weights, yoga, and tai chi.
  15. History and Physical Exam for HeartFailure Includes what doctor asks about health history. Covers other problems like heart attack, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Also medicines you take, illnesses in your family. Covers listening to heart and lungs, checking legs and belly for swelling.
  16. Triggers of Sudden HeartFailure
  17. Heart Failure: Tips for Easier Breathing
  18. Heart Failure: Avoiding Colds and Flu
  19. Heart Failure: Practice Tracking Sodium Learn how to start tracking the sodium in all the foods and drinks you have each day.
  20. Heart Failure: Daily Symptom Checks Learn how to easily check your symptoms daily so you can stay healthy.
  21. Heart Failure: Learn to Recognize Symptoms Learn how checking your symptoms every day helps you manage your heartfailure.
  22. Heart Failure: Your Reason to Be Active Find what motivates you to add a little activity to your life and benefit your heart.
  23. Heart Failure Daily Action Plan
  24. Heart Failure: When to Call for Help Learn why you need a written plan to know when heartfailure symptoms are an emergency.
  25. Heart Failure: Medicines to Avoid Learn which medicines could make your heartfailure worse.
  26. Heart Failure: Self-Care Learn why your daily care plan is so important for managing your heartfailure.
  27. Avoiding Triggers for Sudden HeartFailure Learn how to avoid things that could make your heartfailure worse.
  28. Heart Failure: Limiting Sodium Learn why sodium is bad for heartfailure and get tips for low-sodium meals.
  29. Heart Failure: Being Active Learn how exercise is good for your heart and how to be active and safe.
  30. Heart Failure: Limiting Fluids Learn tips for limiting fluids to prevent fluid buildup.
  31. Heart Failure: Track Your Symptoms Learn to keep track of your symptoms to help manage your heartfailure.
  32. Monitoring and Medicines for HeartFailure
  33. Heart Failure: Less Common Symptoms
  34. High-Output HeartFailure
  35. Right-Sided HeartFailure
  36. Heart Failure: Eating a Healthy Diet
  37. Heart Failure: Tips for Caregivers
  38. Paget's Disease and HeartFailure
  39. Heart Failure and Sleep Problems
  40. Heart Failure and Sexual Activity
  41. Heart Failure: Disease Management Programs
  42. Medicines to Prevent Abnormal Heart Rhythm in HeartFailure
  43. Heart Failure: Taking an ACE inhibitor or ARB Learn from another person with heartfailure about the importance of taking your ACE inhibitor/ARB.
  44. Heart Failure: Small Steps to Self-Care Learn how to take small steps toward long-term self-care for heartfailure.
  45. Heart Failure: Support After Your Hospital Stay Learn about help you'll get to manage your heartfailure at home.
  46. Heart Failure: How Support Can Help Learn how to reach out to friends and loved ones for support.
  47. Heart Failure: When to Act on Your Symptoms Learn how to be sure when changes in your symptoms mean you should get help.
  48. Heart Failure: Taking Over-the-Counter Medicines Safely Learn how to make a plan that helps you use medicines safely.
  49. Pacemaker for HeartFailure (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
  50. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight Daily Understand how daily weight checks help you avoid heartfailure emergencies.
  51. Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for HeartFailure
  52. Enjoying Life When You Have HeartFailure
  53. Aldosterone Receptor Antagonists: Diuretics for HeartFailure Gives info on diuretics to remove extra water (fluid) from body. Explains medicines are used for people with congestive heartfailure.
  54. Joan's Story: Coping With Depression and Anxiety From HeartFailure
  55. Heart Failure: Avoiding Medicines That Make Symptoms Worse
  56. Heart Failure: Should I Get a Pacemaker (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)? Guides through decision to get a pacemaker for heartfailure. Answers common questions about pacemakers, such as how they work and are placed. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  57. Heart Failure: Should I Get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)? Guides you through decision to get an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). Gives information about ICDs and asks questions to help you learn if an ICD is right for you. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  58. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) Discusses medicines to treat coronary heart disease and lower risk of heartfailure. Includes list of generic and brand name medicines, including valsartan (Diovan) and losartan (Cozaar). Covers how they work and side effects.
  59. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Gives info on heart problem that leads to heartfailure. Includes symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment with medicines, lifestyle changes, and surgery. Also info on causes like amyloidosis, hemochromatosis, and sarcoidosis. Includes info on tests.
  60. Coenzyme Q10 Discusses Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), also known as Q10, vitamin Q10, or ubiquinone. Looks at use to treat heartfailure, cancer, muscular dystrophy, and periodontal disease. Covers safety and side effects of dietary supplements.
  61. Cardiac Rehabilitation Discusses cardiac rehabilitation (rehab), which helps you feel better and reduce risk of future heart problems with exercise and lifestyle changes. Looks at rehab for people who have heart conditions such as heart attack, heart surgery, or heartfailure.
  62. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Test Gives info on test for BNP hormone to tell how well the heart works. Tells how BNP checks for heartfailure. Tells how to get ready for test. Includes what results mean. Also discusses things that affect test results, such as some health problems and medicines.
  63. Healthy Eating: Eating Less Sodium Tells how to limit sodium (salt) for better health. Gives tips on low-sodium diet and reading food labels. Includes tips for cooking with less sodium.
  64. Pacemaker: Living Well With It Discusses pacemakers to control heart rhythm. Gives information on safety guidelines and tips for exercise and travel.
  65. Low-Salt Diets: Eating Out Looks at how you can control how much salt (sodium) you eat when you eat out. Explains what salt does to your body. Lists foods to avoid and foods that are heart-healthy. Offers tips for choosing low-sodium foods at restaurants.
  66. Medical History and Physical Exam for Coronary Artery Disease Covers questions that doctor might ask to help diagnose heart disease. Covers medical exam, which includes checks on blood pressure and heartbeat, lungs, pulses, and carotid arteries. Includes info on signs of heartfailure.
  67. Heart Transplant
  68. Oxygen Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers oxygen treatment to increase oxygen flow to lungs and blood when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that oxygen therapy may slow or prevent heartfailure. Covers oxygen use during exercise, sleep, and travel.
  69. Rheumatic Fever and the Heart
  70. Heart Valve Problems: Should I Choose a Mechanical Valve or Tissue Valve to Replace My Heart Valve? Guides you through decision about choosing new valve to replace your heart valve if you have aortic valve problems or mitral valve problems. Compares benefits and risks of mechanical valves versus tissue valves. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  71. Mitral Valve Disease: Heart Rhythm Problems
  72. Aortic Valve Stenosis: Treatment When You Have Another Heart Disease
  73. Cardiac Rehab: How It Can Help Hear how cardiac rehab helped others have less fear and be more sure about how to live with a heart problem.
  74. Cardiac Rehab: What Is It? Learn how cardiac rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  75. Joyce's Story: Feeling Better With a Pacemaker
  76. Shock
  77. Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
  78. Cardiac Cachexia
  79. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  80. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
  81. What to Do if Your Cardiac Device Is Recalled Explains what a recall of a medical device is. Mentions that failure or recall of cardiac devices is rare. Covers the FDA classes of recall. Explains what to do if your cardiac device is recalled.
  82. Aortic Valve Stenosis Complications
  83. Mitral Valve Stenosis
  84. High Blood Pressure Covers causes and symptoms of high blood pressure. Explains systolic and diastolic pressure numbers. Looks at treatment and prevention steps. Includes risks of untreated high blood pressure such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.
  85. Balloon Valvotomy for Mitral Valve Stenosis
  86. Mitral Valve Repair Surgery (Commissurotomy) for Mitral Valve Stenosis
  87. Mitral Valve Stenosis: Repair or Replacement?
  88. Mitral Valve Replacement Surgery

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