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How early in age can someone get heart failure?

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Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Usually Elderly

Most heart failure in the us occurs in elderly people as a result of recognized or silent coronary blood flow problems, generally at advanced ages.
However, there are rarer causes of heart failure, including infectious, congenital, and "idiopathic" or unknown cause, that can affect much younger patients, even children and otherwise healthy young adults depending on cause.

In brief: Usually Elderly

Most heart failure in the us occurs in elderly people as a result of recognized or silent coronary blood flow problems, generally at advanced ages.
However, there are rarer causes of heart failure, including infectious, congenital, and "idiopathic" or unknown cause, that can affect much younger patients, even children and otherwise healthy young adults depending on cause.
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Dr. Mircea Petrina
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: At birth

If they have certain congenital malformations.

In brief: At birth

If they have certain congenital malformations.
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