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- What does "end stage" congestive heart failure mean for my mother?
- My grandmother is on a ventilator and has moderate heart failure. What does this mean?
- What is the life expectancy for someone with advanced congestive heart failure?
- How long can you live with only one side of your heart functioning?
- Could my father die during angioplasty?
- Will dialysis help someone with end-stage CHF?
- How can I tell if my mother's having an angina episode or a heart attack?
- How long do people live with congestive heart failure?
- Do congestive heart failure and nausea mean the end is near?
- Will Dad be recovering from heart failure?
- Can a leaky heart valve cause heart failure?
- Is there a test that can tell if you've had previous heart attacks?
- What's the Difference Between Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, and Heart Disease?
- What is giving my father more frequent heart palpitations?
- Is a "racing heart" normal for someone with heart disease after a bypass?
- Does Atrial Fibrillation Increase Stroke Risk?
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- Why Are Men At Greater Risk Of Heart Attack?
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- My brother needs, but is angry about accepting help. What can I do for him?
- I feel like Dad should have more tests done, but the doctors say "no". Help!
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- Husband's CHF has changed his personality and I'm so upset!
- He's nearing the end and he's having nightmares - how can I help?