Understanding the stages of heart failure will aid you in finding treatment options
to help you or a loved one live longer and live better. Doctors use different scales
to measure the severity of heart failure. In every scale, heart failure starts out
mild and ends with severe symptoms that significantly limit activity and eventually
lead to death if not treated.
The 2 most common systems for measuring heart failure are the and the Learn more about
your stage of heart failure and the options available for treatment at each stage.