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what is the difference between systolic and diastolic heart failure and congestive heart failure

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Semnatics: Congestive heart failure is the congestion that ensues when the heart can not keep up with the demands of the tissues and fails to deliver adequate bl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Stiff heart muscle: Congestive heart failure can be divided into systolic and diastolic types. Systolic heart failure means the heart doesn't pump well enough because the ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: Heart failure caused by a prior myocardial infarction (heart attack) is a very serious problem. Fortunately there are well-defined treatments includin ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic failure: We have no cure for diastolic heart failure. We have treatments that help.

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