Congestive Heart Failure Screening

Even if you don't show signs or symptoms of this condition your doctor still may ask you to participate in screening for Congestive Heart Failure if you have common risk factors. Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Congestive Heart Failure.

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Screening for Congestive Heart Failure


The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

Screening Tests or Guidelines

There are no guidelines for screening for congestive heart failure in the absence of symptoms. If you have symptoms or risk factors for heart disease see your doctor.



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Learn what Congestive Heart Failure is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Congestive Heart Failure Causes
Causes
What causes Congestive Heart Failure? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Congestive Heart Failure Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Congestive Heart Failure? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Congestive Heart Failure Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Congestive Heart Failure symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Congestive Heart Failure Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Congestive Heart Failure
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Congestive Heart Failure.
Congestive Heart Failure Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Congestive Heart Failure Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Congestive Heart Failure? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Congestive Heart Failure Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Congestive Heart Failure treatment options are available?
Congestive Heart Failure Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Congestive Heart Failure Doctors
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Do you need to contact a doctor about Congestive Heart Failure? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

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