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How does hypertension and congestive heart failure correlate?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
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In brief: One canlead to other

Hypertension can cause changes in the heart like overgrowth of the heart muscle or weakening of the muscle through plaque build up in the arteries that feed the heart or degradation of the heart valves.
These changes can then cause the pump to fail, and when it doesn't pump well, fluid tends to build up in places like the lungs and we call that congestive heart failure.

In brief: One canlead to other

Hypertension can cause changes in the heart like overgrowth of the heart muscle or weakening of the muscle through plaque build up in the arteries that feed the heart or degradation of the heart valves.
These changes can then cause the pump to fail, and when it doesn't pump well, fluid tends to build up in places like the lungs and we call that congestive heart failure.
Dr. Ray Holt
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: "a" causes "b"

Hypertension is one of many causes of chf.

In brief: "a" causes "b"

Hypertension is one of many causes of chf.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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