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10 Questions About Heart Failure—Answered

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Does heart failure mean my heart is no longer working?


Senior man smoking cigarette
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What causes heart failure?


Grandfather,son and grandson working in greenhouse
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Is HF genetic?


Senior man riding bike
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Is there a cure for heart failure?


Senior woman with leg swelling
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What are the most common symptoms of heart failure?


Echocardiogram reading
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How do doctors diagnose heart failure?


Doctor checking patient's heart
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What’s the most important thing to do after an HF diagnosis?


Senior woman taking pills
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What are the medications people take for heart failure?


doctor is using a stethoscope listen to the heartbeat of the elderly patient
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How often will my doctor want to see me?


Man bending over, out of breath
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What’s congestive heart failure (CHF)?


Lambeth Hochwald

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Lambeth Hochwald is a consumer lifestyle reporter covering health, fitness, marriage and family.