Once you have been diagnosed with heart failure, your doctor and nurse will explain what heart failure is and talk with you about the different options to help manage your condition. Heart failure is a serious condition. However, by following your doctor's advice and making simple lifestyle changes, you can feel better and do more. Your doctor will also discuss which treatments are most suitable for you. You need to remember that it’s important for you to understand the different types of treatment. This way you will know what they are, how they will work to help your heart failure and what side effects they might have.

This section aims to help you to understand the different treatments and services that can help you to manage and improve your heart failure.