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Does congestive heart desease cause pressure in head, dizziness and small headaches?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Cardiac congestion

Congestive heart failure (CHF) commonly can cause one of these 3 symptoms--dizziness.
This is because the blood pressure is usually low, and can be made lower by the diuretics used to treat chf; it also tends to be fast. Both of these factors predispose to dizziness. The other 2 symptoms are not commonly due to chf, but are common with many of the medications used to treat chf.

In brief: Cardiac congestion

Congestive heart failure (CHF) commonly can cause one of these 3 symptoms--dizziness.
This is because the blood pressure is usually low, and can be made lower by the diuretics used to treat chf; it also tends to be fast. Both of these factors predispose to dizziness. The other 2 symptoms are not commonly due to chf, but are common with many of the medications used to treat chf.
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Possible

But these are not the major or diagnostic symptoms for chf.
Swelling, shortness of breath, poor appetite, and fatigue are more diagnostic pending x ray and echo confirmation.

In brief: Possible

But these are not the major or diagnostic symptoms for chf.
Swelling, shortness of breath, poor appetite, and fatigue are more diagnostic pending x ray and echo confirmation.
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