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    Medical Reference Related to Heart Failure

    1. 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.

    2. Your Heart Rate

      Your heart rate is an important number to know. How do you measure it? What should it be during exercise? The answers lie ahead.

    3. Signs Your Treatment Isn't Working

      With heart failure, even if you're a model patient, you need to watch for new or returning symptoms. Here are seven things to tell your doctor about.

    4. Heart Failure and Heart Transplants

      Learn more from WebMD about heart transplant surgery, including who is eligible and what is involved before and after the procedure.

    5. Heart Failure and Heart Pump Medication

      Find out how heart pump medication -- also called inotropic therapy -- can be used to treat people with heart failure.

    6. Treating Heart Failure With Digoxin

      Digoxin is often used to treat symptoms of heart failure. Learn more from WebMD about types of this medication, including its side effects and interaction with other drugs.

    7. Heart Failure and a Low-Salt Diet

      Your heart can benefit from a low-sodium diet. But how do you do that? Here’s how.

    8. Heart Failure Symptoms

      Some common symptoms of heart failure may surprise you. Find out more.

    9. Heart Failure and the Biventricular Pacemaker

      WebMD explains a special type of pacemaker called a biventricular pacemaker that is used for treatment of heart failure.

    10. Heart Failure and Calcium Channel Blockers

      WebMD explains the use of calcium channel blockers to treat heart failure.

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