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How can cardiovascular disease and congestive heart failure be different?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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In brief: CVD CHF

Cvd is a general term to describe a spectrum of condition when arteries cannot provide enough oxygen to tissue (brain, heart, kidney, liver, all your organs), this can make you prone to strokes, heart attack, leg amputation, kidney failure, emboli, blood clots, heart failure (heart's inability to pump blood efficiently to body, so you feel weak, tire, short of breath).

In brief: CVD CHF

Cvd is a general term to describe a spectrum of condition when arteries cannot provide enough oxygen to tissue (brain, heart, kidney, liver, all your organs), this can make you prone to strokes, heart attack, leg amputation, kidney failure, emboli, blood clots, heart failure (heart's inability to pump blood efficiently to body, so you feel weak, tire, short of breath).
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