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CCF: Introduction

When the heart is unable to supply sufficient blood to the body's other organs and tissues. CCF is also called congestive cardiac failure and heart failure. CCF can be caused by a number of conditions including cardiomyopathy and high blood pressure or when the arteries that supply blood to the heart are narrowed as in coronary artery disease. ...more »

Symptoms of CCF

Treatments for CCF

  • Light exercise, diet modification, beta blocker drugs, ACE inhibitor drugs, diuretic drugs, digoxin, vasodilator drugs
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Wrongly Diagnosed with CCF?

CCF: Related Patient Stories

CCF: Deaths

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Causes of CCF

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CCF: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and CCF

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic more »

CCF: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: CCF

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CCF: Rare Types

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CCF: Animations

CCF: Broader Related Topics

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