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Your treatment for
heart failure depends on:
In the early stages of
heart failure, treatment can help your symptoms. It may also prevent
more damage to your heart. Treatment may include:
Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Why It Happens
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As part of your ongoing treatment, your doctor will also try to
prevent or treat problems—such as fever,
anemia—that can lead to
sudden heart failure. Treatment may include:
You might take part in a disease management program. These programs include a broad range of services, such as education, home health care, visiting nurses, and rehabilitation.
A very small number of people may have other treatments, including:
If you have other heart problems that may have led to heart failure, you might have treatment for those problems:
heart failure can be fixed if another problem can be corrected, such as
by treating hyperthyroidism.
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