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 Topic Overview
 Cause
 Symptoms
 What Increases Your Risk
 When to Call a Doctor
 Exams and Tests
 your medical history and a physical exam
 Treatment Overview
 diuretic
 ACE inhibitor
 biventricular pacemaker
 oxygen therapy
 Heart transplant
 Prevention
 Living With Heart Failure
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Taking Medicines Properly
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Avoiding Medicines That Make Symptoms Worse
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Healthy Eating: Eating Less Sodium
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Low-Salt Diets: Eating Out
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Activity and Exercise
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Watching Your Fluids
 oxygen therapy
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Insomnia: Improving Your Sleep
 Coping With Your Feelings
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Anxiety: Stop Negative Thoughts
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Depression: Stop Negative Thoughts
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stop Negative Thoughts: Getting Started
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Managing Your Time
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Reducing Stress by Being Assertive
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Doing Meditation
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Practicing Yoga to Relax
 Medications
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Taking Medicines Properly
 ACE inhibitors
 Aldosterone receptor antagonists
 ARBs
 Beta-blockers
 Digoxin
 Diuretics
 Vasodilators
 Calcium channel blockers
 Direct renin inhibitors
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Failure: Avoiding Medicines That Make Symptoms Worse
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Warfarin: Taking Your Medicine Safely
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Blood Thinners Other Than Warfarin: Taking Them Safely
 Surgery
 pacemaker
 Heart transplant
 Other Treatment
 Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Heart Failure: Should I Get a Pacemaker (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Problems: Living With a Pacemaker
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Heart Failure: Should I Get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Heart Problems: Living With an ICD
 End-of-Life Decisions
 Other Places To Get Help
 Related Information
 References
 
 
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