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What do hypertension and congestive heart failure have to do with each other?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: A causes b

Hypertension is a leading cause of CHF but not the opposite.
People with CHF may have high blood pressure, normal blood pressure, or low bp. The waters are muddied by the fact that nearly all meds used to treat CHF incidentally lower BP as well.

In brief: A causes b

Hypertension is a leading cause of CHF but not the opposite.
People with CHF may have high blood pressure, normal blood pressure, or low bp. The waters are muddied by the fact that nearly all meds used to treat CHF incidentally lower BP as well.
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