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What is congestive heart failure
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge answered
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Congestive heart failure is a risk factor for:: Atrioventricular block, Blood clot in lung, Ischemic bowel disease, Pleural effusion, Sleep apnea, Transient ischemic attack, Acute atrial fibrillat ... Read More
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What is congestive heart failure? How is it contracted, what is the treatment, how does it affect life expetancy ?
Dr. Nisha Surenderanath answered
16 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Failure of the heart: Failure of the heart muscles to pump blood effectively from the chambers to the body/lungs leading to back up of blood . Caused by heart attacks, ( ... Read More
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What are some preventative test you can take to prevent congestive heart failure? What are the signs? What is congestive heart failure and how is it caused, and what is the result of the body after congestive heart failure?
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What exactly is congestive heart failure? A friend was Dx'd with it, he was told his blood vessels were too small and that only medications could be given. What kind of medications, and what about blood vessel size? What would be life span?
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