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  1. Diet and Heart Failure

    For people with heart failure, following a healthy diet is important. WebMD offers these tips.

  2. Heart Failure and Calcium Channel Blockers

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

  3. Understanding Heart Failure -- the Basics

    WebMD experts provide the basics on heart failure.

  4. Understanding Heart Failure -- Prevention

    Learn about preventing heart failure from the experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding Heart Failure -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure.

  6. Understanding Heart Failure -- Symptoms

    Learn about the symptoms of heart failure from the experts at WebMD.

  7. Heart Failure Overview

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

  8. Living With Heart Failure

    Your attitude and level of participation in your treatment can strongly impact how you feel. Taking care of yourself will help you feel better and improve your health so that you can enjoy life. Taking your medicines as directed, controlling your diet, and getting regular exercise are lifestyle changes that are key to controlling heart failure symptoms and preventing sudden heart failure.Limit ...

  9. What Increases Your Risk

    Heart failure is generally the result of another disease, often coronary artery disease. Anything that increases your risk for developing that underlying disease is a risk factor for heart failure. This includes:Risk factors for coronary artery disease and heart attack.Risk factors for high blood pressure.Risk factors for heart valve disease.Risk factors for diabetes (because diabetes can ...

  10. End-of-Life Decisions

    Although heart failure treatment is increasingly successful at prolonging life and reducing complications and hospital stays, heart failure can be a progressive, fatal condition. Many important end - of - life decisions can be made while you are active and able to communicate your wishes.More informationHow can I help make decisions about long - term care?How can I prepare for end - of - life issu

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