You're ready to learn all about heart failure; but you have some questions that you want answers to right now! How do you find them fast?
This site has 6 distinct main parts:
The Manual is the first big step to finding your answers. Read it!
FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions. This section covers a huge number of important questions and answers that would not fit in The Manual. Read it!
These pages are devoted to drugs, surgeries, and other treatments for heart failure. Each page has an introduction in plain English at the top to get you off to a good start. Read the introductions at the top of these pages!
Low sodium cooking tips with recipes and sodium counts; alternative therapies; herbal, mineral, vitamin, and nutrient information; heart failure tests info; links to other web sites about heart failure; a mailing list; heart info text files and more are all available through the Site Index.
I wrote this section because we CHFers are always hearing the same old line: "You need a heart transplant right away or you're gonna die!" I heard that 9 years ago and here I sit with the same old heart, thank you very much.
Search CHFpatients.com here. Search the heart forum archives here. Once you get to the page the search engine sends you to, use the "Find" feature of your browser. In Internet Explorer, it is in the menu at the top under "Edit" then " Find (On This Page)."
If you have honestly can't find what you need, contact me at www.chfpatients.com/contact.htm. I try to answer all messages within 48 hours. Updated April 1, 2004
All information on this site is opinion only. All concepts, explanations, trials, and studies have been re-written in plain English and may contain errors. I am not a doctor. Use the reference information at the end of each article to search MedLine for more complete and accurate information. All original copyrights apply. No information on this page should be used by any person to affect their medical, legal, educational, social, or psychological treatment in any way. I am not a doctor. This web site and all its pages, graphics, and content copyright © 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Jon C.