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What is the outlook for people with heart failure?

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A lot depends on how well your heart is working, your symptoms, and how well you follow and respond to your treatment plan. With the right care, heart failure may not stop you from doing the things you enjoy.

SOURCES:

Heart Failure Society of America: "Learn More About Heart Failure."

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

National Institutes of Health: "How Is Heart Failure Treated?"

International Journal of clinical Practice : “Ivabradine -- the first selective sinus node If channel inhibitor in the treatment of stable angina.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

SOURCES:

Heart Failure Society of America: "Learn More About Heart Failure."

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

National Institutes of Health: "How Is Heart Failure Treated?"

International Journal of clinical Practice : “Ivabradine -- the first selective sinus node If channel inhibitor in the treatment of stable angina.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

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