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Is heart failure controlled with medication?

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Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

Heart failure can be controlled with medication and also lifestyle changes.
A diet low in salt, exercising 30-60 minutes, 3-5 times a week is advised. Medication classes that help for heart failure include those called: ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, loop diuretics, aldosterone receptor antagonists. All of these are available by prescription only and closely monitored by healthcare professionals.

In brief: It can be

Heart failure can be controlled with medication and also lifestyle changes.
A diet low in salt, exercising 30-60 minutes, 3-5 times a week is advised. Medication classes that help for heart failure include those called: ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, loop diuretics, aldosterone receptor antagonists. All of these are available by prescription only and closely monitored by healthcare professionals.
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Heart healthy diet particularly low in salt and exercise training can help improve heart failure.
However certain medications such as beta blockers, ace or arb and Aldactone (spironolactone) improve survival and should be taken if so advised by your cardiologist.

In brief: Yes

Heart healthy diet particularly low in salt and exercise training can help improve heart failure.
However certain medications such as beta blockers, ace or arb and Aldactone (spironolactone) improve survival and should be taken if so advised by your cardiologist.
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