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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Heart Failure

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  1. What likely caused my heart failure, and is there an underlying illness we can treat?
  2. How severe is my heart failure?
  3. What are my treatment options?
  4. Should I enroll in a cardiac rehabilitation program?
  5. What should I do if my symptoms suddenly get worse?
  6. What lifestyle changes can I make to feel better?
  7. How will this affect daily activities, such as having sex, playing golf, or babysitting my grandkids?
  8. What can I do to reduce stress and anxiety?
  9. How do I explain my condition to my friends, family, and co-workers?
  10. Am I eligible for any clinical trials?

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Reviewed by James Beckerman, MD, FACC on July 14, 2014

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