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What is Heart Failure? Watch LaterAdded 00:02:47

What is Heart Failure?

The term “heart failure” can be scary because it sounds like your heart has stopped working, but that’s not true. What heart failure...
Symptoms of Heart Failure Watch LaterAdded 00:01:18

Symptoms of Heart Failure

If you have CHF, it’s important to keep a close eye on your symptoms and how you feel every day. There are some symptoms you may exp...
Diagnostic Tests Watch LaterAdded 00:02:30

Diagnostic Tests

To understand more about your condition, your doctor may need to order some tests. The most common tests for heart failure are a che...
Managing Heart Failure Watch LaterAdded 00:02:10

Managing Heart Failure

If you have heart failure, your treatment plan will probably include taking medication and making some lifestyle changes. Following...
Your Self Management Plan Watch LaterAdded 00:02:29

Your Self Management Plan

If you have CHF, it’s important to always keep a close eye on your symptoms. The chart in this video shows the most common symptoms...
Weigh Yourself Daily Watch LaterAdded 00:01:54

Weigh Yourself Daily

When you have heart failure, it’s important to keep track of your symptoms every day. One of these symptoms is fluid buildup, and on...
Limit Salt & Fluid Intake Watch LaterAdded 00:02:17

Limit Salt & Fluid Intake

Sodium is a mineral that helps control the amount of fluid in your body. People who have heart failure need to follow a low-sodium d...
Taking Your Medicine Watch LaterAdded 00:00:55

Taking Your Medicine

If you have CHF, you may be taking several new medications to treat your condition. If you’re already taking other prescriptions, he...
ACE Inhibitors Watch LaterAdded 00:01:52

ACE Inhibitors

One of the most common medications people with CHF take is called an ACE inhibitor. ACE inhibitors are used to lower blood pressure....
Beta Blockers Watch LaterAdded 00:01:53

Beta Blockers

You may take a medication called a beta blocker to help treat your CHF. Beta blockers are important in managing heart failure becaus...
Vasodilators Watch LaterAdded 00:01:23

Vasodilators

Vasodilators are medications that can be used to treat CHF because they help widen your blood vessels. Having wider blood vessels he...
Diuretics Watch LaterAdded 00:01:55

Diuretics

You may take diuretics to help treat some of your symptoms. Diuretics help your body release fluid as urine, which reduces the amoun...
Advanced Therapies Watch LaterAdded 00:00:54

Advanced Therapies

Congestive heart failure is considered advanced when your symptoms are no longer controlled with medication, you’ve been in the hosp...
Pain Control Watch LaterAdded 00:01:26

Pain Control

If you have pain after having a procedure or surgery, good pain control is important to keep you comfortable and to help you get wel...