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congestive heart failure hypotension

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CHF: Flip answer is yes.. Hypertension associated CHF has elevated pressure till late in the course. Weak heart CHF has low blood pressure.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
24 years experience Geriatrics
Likely Hypertension: Untreated hypertension is the most common cause of heart failure. Over the years, the heart gets enlarged and eventually does not have the strength to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Need more info: Some times high BP can cause heart failure which than causes a low BP or hypotension due to the weak heart. Without more info this is merely conjectur ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
22 years experience Cardiology
Usually hypotension: Most end stage heart failure patients have low blood pressure (hypotension), although if the blood vessels are hardened they can have normal or high b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
All of the above: There is no direct relationship until late in the disease. People with CHF can have normal or high blood pressure. When the heart is very weak, the B ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
EITHER OR : Both!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Hypertension: Congestive heart failure (chf)in some ways is a symptom than a disease itself- namely some other process prevents the heart from pumping forward hard ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Low blood pressure: No, on the contrary, high blood pressure would be, but not so much a symptom, but as a contributing cause.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CHF: CHF has small stroke volume which results in low blood pressure. Often our medications cause dilation of the vessels which will lower blood pressure a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Renal function CHF: With congestive heart failure, the cardiac output or amount of blood the heart pumps is reduced. The kidneys are now also receiving less blood and it ... Read More
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