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    Medical Reference Related to Heart Failure

    1. 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.

    2. Treating Heart Failure With Diuretics

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

    3. Heart Failure Overview

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

    4. 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.

    5. Heart Failure Diagnosis

      Diagnosing heart failure starts with a few questions and continues with exams and tests. Here’s what you can expect.

    6. 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.

    7. 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.

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

    10. 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.

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