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A 37-year-old female asked:

Woman mid 60's , suffers from bp and was told by dr.'s that her heart is enlarging or growing big .what is the cause ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
That's what htn does: High blood pressure can, over time, cause heart muscle thickening and then later on enlargement. Best have the process evaluated by a primary care physician, who will confirm and expertly advise on which meds to use to counteract this process.

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