Finding Information on Heart-Failure.net
Last updated: June 2021
Hello and welcome to Heart-Failure.net! Whether you are a long-time community member, a new visitor, or somewhere in between, we are so glad you are here.
The purpose of this article is to help you find the information you are looking for as efficiently as possible. First, we will outline the kind of information you can find on our site. Then we will discuss some of the ways you can look for that information.
What information is on our site?
We have so much information on our site! We have information covering the basics of heart failure, symptoms, testing and diagnosis, treatment, living with heart failure, mental health, and even a place for caregivers.
Check out our article 'What is Heart Failure?' for a breakdown the essential information.
Symptoms of heart failure vary from person to person. It is important to know when to call a doctor or 911.
Testing and diagnosis
Heart failure can be diagnosed a number of ways, including testing. Communicating with your healthcare team is critical to a quick and accurate diagnosis.
There are many different treatment options available for people with heart failure. Some of the most common include implementing lifestyle changes, taking medication, and having surgery.
Living with heart failure
Living with heart failure can be challenging, but there are many steps you can take to lead a fulfilling life.
Heart failure can take a toll on a person's mental and emotional health. Read about some common mental health conditions and tools for working through them.
Caregivers are essential for people living with heart failure. Stop by our Caregiver's Corner for more on this crucial role.
How to find information on our site
Just like there are many types of information on our site, there are many ways of finding it! The most common include using the search function, exploring the menu, and clicking content listed under 'more on this topic'.
The search function is a wonderful way to find information on our site. To get started, click the magnifying glass next to the word search in the top-left part of the screen. Type what it is you are looking for and scan through the results just like you would on Google.
Exploring the menu
The menu is another useful way to quickly find what you need. Click the three horizontal lines next to the word menu, also in the top-left part of the screen. Explore the different topics and sub-topics by clicking the 'arrows' that look like this: >.
At the bottom of an article or video, you will see a section titled 'More on This Topic'. Here you will have the option of clicking on the suggested content to view it.
There is plenty more to do and see on heart-failure.net but we hope this serves as a nice introduction. Feel free to share your experiences of finding information on our site in the comments below. As always, thank you so much for being part of our community!
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