If you have heart failure, you may see your usual health professional or a doctor who focuses on the heart (a cardiologist). You may see both doctors. In some cases, you might get treatment from a heart failure specialist, which is a cardiologist who focuses on heart failure.
How often you see your doctor mostly depends on how bad your heart failure symptoms are.
To keep an eye on your heart failure, your doctor or nurse will:
Last Revised: April 26, 2012
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