The best way to prevent heart failure is to control risk factors and conditions that can cause heart failure, such as coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or obesity.
Heart Failure can often be treated with good results. Treatment usually includes lifestyle changes, medicines, and ongoing care. Lifestyle changes, such as exercising, reducing salt intake, managing stress, treating depression, and especially losing weight, can improve quality of life.
Medications can improve the signs and symptoms of heart failure and assist sufferers to live longer. Medicines are prescribed based on the type of Heart Failure, how severe it is and individual patients’ response to certain medicines.
The following medicines are commonly used to treat Heart Failure:
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