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High blood pressure and enlarged heart

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The commonly: accepted answer is that LABILE (episodic) hypertension does not cause hypertensive heart disease...I believe that has been "debunked" and the general ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
That heart: is pretty weak but nobody knows the prognosis for certain
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Stress management: Frequent spikes in blood pressure (labile hypertension)are harmful but may not cause enlargement of the left ventricle such as occurs in longstanding ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Blood pressure: That is an excellent question. Blood pressure varies throughout the day, depending on what you are doing. Stressful tasks or situations such as drivi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
BP,valve,heart: An enlarged heart needs further evaluation,aspirin though likely beneficial for other reasons is unlikely to directly address your concerns
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Call your Doctor: Neither. Please contact your physician. This is a medication management issue and your physician needs to be contacted, not the er.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Requires both muscle: to work harder to drive blood forward & ↑es valve leaflet loads to block reverse blood flow. Heart muscle requires more blood flow for more work ( ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension : Hypertension is a risk factor for coronary artery disease. Hypertension can also cause thickening of the heart muscle and possibly weakening of the he ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Exact number unknown: High blood pressure is the leading cause of all heart disease, but exactly how many heart attacks are caused solely by high blood pressure is unknown. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not the main: Hypertension causes left ventricular hypertrophy and strain and heart failure. Concomitant coronary disease can occur and infarction can happen hyp ... Read More

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