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    1. Heart Failure - Topic Overview

      What is restrictive cardiomyopathy? Restrictive cardiomyopathy is a serious problem that makes your heart muscle stiff. When your heart muscle is stiff,it can't stretch to allow enough blood to enter its lower chambers,the ventricles. So blood that would normally enter the heart backs up in your circulatory system. Most of the time,this leads to heart failure. Heart failure doesn't mean ...

    2. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors for Heart Failure

      Drug details for Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.

    3. Heart Failure - Topic Overview

      Cardiac cachexia is unintentional severe weight loss caused by heart disease. The weight loss might be life-threatening. It can happen to people with severe heart failure. Even with a very good appetite and high calorie intake,some people lose muscle mass. Cardiac cachexia can require supplemental nutrition. How does heart failure cause it? Heart failure may cause blood to back up into the ...

    4. Medicines to Prevent Abnormal Heart Rhythm in Heart Failure - Topic Overview

      One of the most frightening aspects about having heart failure is that it can lead to premature death. The increased death rate among people with heart failure is in part caused by the tendency of those with heart failure to develop abnormal heart rhythms. Some people with heart failure die suddenly from abnormal rapid heart rhythms (called ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation) ...

    5. Heart Failure - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight

    6. Coenzyme Q10 - Topic Overview

      Heart failure is most often a lifelong illness that will require frequent changes in your medicine schedule and regular follow-up with your doctor. Over the years,many factors will affect the course of your disease,including other illnesses that you develop,your age,your diet,your ability to tolerate and comply with your treatment,and hopefully the development of new drugs to treat heart ...

    7. Heart Failure - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Heart Failure: Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure

    8. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight

      People with heart failure need to track their weight carefully. Sudden weight gain may mean that fluid is building up in your body because your heart failure is getting worse.

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