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What does blood pressure have to do with heart disease?
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Two things
High blood pressure over many years can cause the heart to wear out such that the left ventricle becomes large and weakened.
High blood pressure over many years can also predispose to the development of coronary artery disease which can cause chest pain and heart attacks.

In brief: Two things
High blood pressure over many years can cause the heart to wear out such that the left ventricle becomes large and weakened.
High blood pressure over many years can also predispose to the development of coronary artery disease which can cause chest pain and heart attacks.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lots of thing
Blood pressure is responsible for lots of heart diseases and can do lots of thing to the heart namely heart enlargement.
Hypertrophy of left ventricle , heart failure and heart attack. The BP can also cause dizziness and syncopy.

In brief: Lots of thing
Blood pressure is responsible for lots of heart diseases and can do lots of thing to the heart namely heart enlargement.
Hypertrophy of left ventricle , heart failure and heart attack. The BP can also cause dizziness and syncopy.
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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