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    Medical Reference Related to Heart Failure

    1. What Are LVADs for Heart Failure?

      An LVAD can keep your heart pumping while you wait for a transplant or heal from heart surgery. Here's what to expect if you get an LVAD.

    2. Heart Failure and Stress Management

      If you have heart failure, stress management is an important topic. Find out what it may be able to do for you and, more importantly, how to do it.

    3. Caregiving After Surgery for Heart Failure

      If you are caring for someone with heart failure who has had heart surgery, these tips may help you help them recover and heal.

    4. Your Doctor's Exam for Heart Failure

      Find out what a doctor might look for -- and the tests that might be performed -- to see if you have heart failure.

    5. Heart Failure Overview

      Learn about heart failure, including causes, symptoms, stages, and treatment.

    6. Heart Failure and Caregiver Burnout

      Are you stressed out from caring for a loved one with heart failure? WebMD tells you how to recognize caregiver burnout and what to do about it.

    7. Diet and Heart Failure

      For people with heart failure, following a healthy diet is important.

    8. Frequently Asked Questions About Heart Failure

      Heart failure can bring about many queries, from both people who have it and people who care for people who have it. We answer some of the most popular.

    9. Treating Heart Failure With Diuretics

      Diuretics, also known as “water pills,” are used to treat heart failure. Here's how they work.

    10. Heart Failure and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers

      Angiotensin II receptor blockers, or ARBs, are an option for people with heart failure. Find out what they are and how they work.

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