Veteran's Health Library Menu

Health Encyclopedia

Living With...Heart Failure

FEATURED

Heart Failure: Warning Signs of a Flare-Up

Once you have heart failure, flare-ups can happen. Gaining weight is often the first warning sign of trouble. That’s why you need to weigh yourself each day. But there are other signs of trouble, too. Here are some things to watch for.

Read More

Understanding Heart Failure

Having heart failure means your heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. Learn more about this condition and what it means for your heart and your health.

Managing Heart Failure

Heart failure affects your life every day. But it can be managed to help you feel your best. Find out how diet, activity, stress relief, and other factors can help.

Heart Failure - View 'Heart Failure' video

Heart failure is a condition in which your heart cannot pump enough oxygenated blood to meet your body’s needs.

Understanding Tests & Procedures

Tests and procedures help your doctor learn more about your condition. In some cases, they might also help improve how the heart works.

Help improve the VHL. Share your opinions! Click here for brief survey

VHL Web Tour Video - Opens in a pop up window

Your Online Guide

Understanding Heart Failure

Go to Guides

Copyright © The StayWell Company, LLC. except where otherwise noted.
Disclaimer - Opens 'Disclaimer' in Dialog Window | Help | About Veterans Health Library