A 49-year-old member asked:
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how can coronary heart disease affect the respiration system?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
May not: However, with symptoms of angina chest pressure and pain, people may not breathe deeply. With clots on the right heart from myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism can occur. With acute left heart attack, congestion and heart failure will compromise oxygenation .And more.
Answered on Mar 1, 2018

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