Heart Failure FAQs
Reviewed by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
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Q:What is heart failure?
A:Heart failure simply describes a condition in which the heart fails to work as it should, and it cannot pump blood to sufficiently meet the body's needs
Q:True or false: Congestive heart failure and heart failure are the same
Q:There are three types of heart failure. True or False?
Q:What are common signs and symptoms of heart failure?
A:Common signs and symptoms of heart failure include:
Q:True or False: A patient can have heart failure without being aware of it.
Q:What are risk factors for heart failure?
A:Risk factors for heart failure include:
Q:How many adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with heart failure?
A:About 6.5 million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with heart failure.
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