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What is the relationship between known recurrent asthma and congestive cardiac failure?
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: True true, unrelated
Heart failure can cause pulmonary edema (water logged lungs) for which one sign is wheeze (all that wheezes is not asthma).
A related environmental cause - severe pollution , could lead a person with both to have an exacerbation of both... But it is more likely that "cardiac asthma" isn't asthma at all, but just the heart failure.

In brief: True true, unrelated
Heart failure can cause pulmonary edema (water logged lungs) for which one sign is wheeze (all that wheezes is not asthma).
A related environmental cause - severe pollution , could lead a person with both to have an exacerbation of both... But it is more likely that "cardiac asthma" isn't asthma at all, but just the heart failure.
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