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  1. Myxoma Tumors of the Heart
  2. Heart Failure Describes heart failure (congestive heart failure). Discusses common causes like hypertension and coronary artery disease. Has info on symptoms. Covers diagnostic tests and treatments. Discusses heart failure classification system and stages of CHF.
  3. High-Output Heart Failure
  4. Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (Systolic Heart Failure)
  5. Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (Diastolic Heart Failure)
  6. Right-Sided Heart Failure
  7. Heart Valve Disease
  8. Heart and Circulation Provides link to info on high cholesterol and cholesterol/triglyceride tests. Also has links to info on coronary artery disease and peripheral arterial disease of the legs, plus tools to decide about treatment options.
  9. Is It a Heart Attack? Hear a story about how heart attacks may feel different than you expect.
  10. Heart Block
  11. Familial Lipid Disorders
  12. Heart Valve Disease and Pregnancy
  13. Heart Failure: Compensation by the Heart and Body
  14. Heart Health: Walking for a Healthy Heart Covers walking as one of the easiest ways to increase your physical activity and improve your health. Explains what you need to know before starting a walking program. Includes how to stay motivated.
  15. Heart Arrhythmias and Exercise
  16. Medicines to Prevent Abnormal Heart Rhythm in Heart Failure
  17. Arrhythmias: Foods That Affect Heart Rate
  18. Heart Failure: Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure Tells how to prevent sudden heart failure. Covers symptoms and lists triggers that lead to congestive heart failure: too much salt, too much exercise, and taking medicines wrong. Encourages staying with diet, medicine, and exercise plan.
  19. Heart Failure Types
  20. Heart Failure Symptoms
  21. Heart Rhythm Problems: Diary of Symptoms
  22. Classification of Heart Failure
  23. Heart-Healthy Diet Learn how to start eating foods that are good for your heart.
  24. Heart Failure Complications
  25. Heart Failure Stages
  26. Heart Rhythm Problems and Driving
  27. Rheumatic Fever and the Heart
  28. Heart-Healthy Eating
  29. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  30. Heart Block, Congenital
  31. Diabetes and Your Heart Learn why having diabetes raises your heart disease risk and what you can do about it.
  32. Heart Failure: Learn to Recognize Symptoms Learn how checking your symptoms every day helps you manage your heart failure.
  33. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  34. Heart Rhythm Problems: Symptoms
  35. Heart Failure: When to Call for Help Learn why you need a written plan to know when heart failure symptoms are an emergency.
  36. Heart Failure: Medicines to Avoid Learn which medicines could make your heart failure worse.
  37. Heart Failure: Self-Care Learn why your daily care plan is so important for managing your heart failure.
  38. Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure Learn how to avoid things that could make your heart failure worse.
  39. Heart Failure: Limiting Sodium Learn why sodium is bad for heart failure and get tips for low-sodium meals.
  40. Heart Failure: Being Active Learn how exercise is good for your heart and how to be active and safe.
  41. Heart Failure: Limiting Fluids Learn tips for limiting fluids to prevent fluid buildup.
  42. Heart Failure: Track Your Symptoms Learn to keep track of your symptoms to help manage your heart failure.
  43. Heart Failure: Practice Tracking Sodium Learn how to start tracking the sodium in all the foods and drinks you have each day.
  44. Heart Failure: Daily Symptom Checks Learn how to easily check your symptoms daily so you can stay healthy.
  45. Heart Failure: Taking Medicines Properly Explains how to take medicine for congestive heart failure. Suggests schedules, lists, and pill containers to remember when to take medicines. Covers need-to-know names of medicines and side effects. Also how to handle missed doses, need to avoid certain medicines.
  46. Heart Failure: Watching Your Fluids Discusses need to watch fluid intake with congestive heart failure. Gives tips on spacing fluids throughout day and how to easily keep track of fluid intake. Also mentions diuretic medicines to remove excess fluid from body.
  47. Heart Failure: Activity and Exercise Tells how to exercise to improve health with congestive heart failure. Includes need for doctor's okay and exercise plan. Includes tips on physical activity like stretching, walking, swimming, lifting weights, yoga, and tai chi.
  48. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight Discusses importance of tracking weight for those with heart failure. Offers links to info on watching fluid intake, activity and exercise, and eating less salt. Covers how to check your weight when you have heart failure.
  49. ICD: Living Well With It Discusses how to live with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), a device that helps control heart rhythm. Gives safety guidelines and tips for travel, exercise, and managing anxiety.
  50. Pacemaker: Living Well With It Discusses pacemakers to control heart rhythm. Gives information on safety guidelines and tips for exercise and travel.
  51. Cholesterol: Choosing a Heart-Healthy Life Learn about making healthy changes that can help lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  52. History and Physical Exam for Heart Failure Includes what doctor asks about health history. Covers other problems like heart attack, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Also medicines you take, illnesses in your family. Covers listening to heart and lungs, checking legs and belly for swelling.
  53. Triggers of Sudden Heart Failure
  54. Heart Failure: Tips for Easier Breathing
  55. Monitoring and Medicines for Heart Failure
  56. Heart Failure: Tips for Caregivers
  57. Heart Failure and Sexual Activity
  58. Congenital Heart Defect Types
  59. Heart Failure: Avoiding Colds and Flu
  60. Heart Rhythm Problems: How to Travel Safely
  61. Heart Failure: Your Reason to Be Active Find what motivates you to add a little activity to your life and benefit your heart.
  62. Heart Failure: Eating a Healthy Diet
  63. Heart Failure: Disease Management Programs
  64. Paget's Disease and Heart Failure
  65. Heart Failure and Sleep Problems
  66. Heart Failure: Less Common Symptoms
  67. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  68. Coronary Artery Disease: Exercising for a Healthy Heart Covers importance of exercising regularly when you have coronary artery disease. Guides you through steps of starting a complete exercise program that includes aerobic exercise, strength training, and stretching. Explains how to set goals you can reach.
  69. Catheter Ablation for a Fast Heart Rate Covers procedure to destroy (ablate) tiny areas of heart muscle causing fast heart rate. Includes radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation. Covers use for supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia (AVRT), Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, and ventricular tachycardia.
  70. Heart Attack and Unstable Angina Covers causes of heart attack (myocardial infarction) and unstable angina. Discusses symptoms like chest pain or pressure. Explains MI and angina differences. Offers prevention tips. Covers diagnostic tests and treatment with medicines and surgery.
  71. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  72. Coronary Arteries and Heart Function
  73. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  74. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks
  75. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  76. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  77. Statins Are Important After a Heart Attack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  78. Beta-Blockers After a Heart Attack Learn how beta-blocker medicine helps your heart heal after a heart attack.
  79. How a Heart Attack Happens Get a clear, simple explanation of what happens in a heart attack.
  80. Thrombolytics for Heart Attack and Stroke
  81. Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke Discusses taking aspirin to prevent a first and second heart attack for people who have coronary artery disease. Covers aspirin therapy to help lower risk of a stroke. Discusses if aspirin therapy is for you. Looks at things to avoid while taking aspirin.
  82. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  83. Plaque, Platelets, and Heart Attack Learn how natural processes in your blood vessels can become a problem and cause a heart attack.
  84. Heart Rate Problems: Should I Get a Pacemaker? Topic guides reader through decision to get a pacemaker for heart rate problems. Provides general overview of what pacemakers are and what heart problems can be helped with pacemakers. Lists benefits and possible complications of getting a pacemaker.
  85. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight Daily Understand how daily weight checks help you avoid heart failure emergencies.
  86. Heart Failure: Small Steps to Self-Care Learn how to take small steps toward long-term self-care for heart failure.
  87. Heart Failure: Support After Your Hospital Stay Learn about help you'll get to manage your heart failure at home.
  88. Heart Failure: How Support Can Help Learn how to reach out to friends and loved ones for support.
  89. Heart Failure: When to Act on Your Symptoms Learn how to be sure when changes in your symptoms mean you should get help.
  90. Heart Failure Daily Action Plan
  91. Heart Failure: Avoiding Medicines That Make Symptoms Worse
  92. Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
  93. Heart Rhythm Problems: Should I Get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)? Topic guides reader through decision to get an ICD for heart rhythm problems. Provides general overview of what ICDs are and what heart rhythm problems can be helped with ICDs. Lists benefits and possible complications of getting an ICD.
  94. Heart Valve Problems: Should I Choose a Mechanical Valve or Tissue Valve to Replace My Heart Valve? Guides you through decision about choosing new valve to replace your heart valve if you have aortic valve problems or mitral valve problems. Compares benefits and risks of mechanical valves versus tissue valves. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  95. Heart Failure: Should I Get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)? Guides you through decision to get an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). Gives information about ICDs and asks questions to help you learn if an ICD is right for you. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  96. Coronary Artery Disease and Alcohol
  97. Heart Failure: Taking an ACE inhibitor or ARB Learn from another person with heart failure about the importance of taking your ACE inhibitor/ARB.
  98. Pacemaker for Heart Failure (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
  99. Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for Heart Failure
  100. Joan's Story: Coping With Depression and Anxiety From Heart Failure

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