Managing Heart Failure
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1 in 5
Did you know 1 in 5 people will develop Heart Failure in their lifetime?
Heart Failure is a serious condition that’s often misunderstood. Get the facts.
Know the signs of Heart Failure
Watch for symptoms that signal danger. Find out why new signs and symptoms, or any that get worse, can be your alert to call the doctor.Find out
How much do you really know
about Heart Failure?
Take the quiz to find outSTART
Which of these are Heart Failure symptoms
and which may be signs of aging?
Shortness of breath with
Swollen legs, feet, and ankles
Why weigh yourself every day if you’re not on a diet?
Gaining weight could help your heart
It will help you avoid putting on weight
Gaining 3 or more pounds in a
day may be a sign
retaining more fluid
How many people over 40 in the United States can expect to develop Heart Failure in the course of their lifetimes?
1 in 5
1 in 12
1 in 30
Which of these may be a suitable activity for people with Heart Failure?*
*You should always follow your doctor’s advice regarding the appropriate amount of physical activity.
Cleaning the house
What’s the total amount of heart-healthy exercise the experts recommend in a week?
If your daily sodium intake is limited to 2,000 mg, how much salt is that?
Less than 1 teaspoon
Surprised by some answers?
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