Following Your Heart Failure Treatment Plan
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Barriers to Following Your Treatment Plan

You may have trouble following your treatment plan because you may:
  • Forget to take your medicines.
  • Have side effects from your medicines.
  • Have trouble going away from home when taking a diuretic (water pill).
  • Have trouble paying for your pills.
  • Have to get up at night to go to the bathroom.
  • Lack time or energy to exercise.
  • Be unable to cook.
  • Be unable to find the recommended foods or discover they cost too much money.
  • Have temptations and cravings that get you off your diet.
  • Feel overwhelmed or depressed.

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