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What does coronary heart disease do to the body?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Causes heart attack

It blocks the coronary arteries leading to chest pain or heart attack.
If you get a heart attack it can damage the muscle causing heart failure with shortness of breath and swelling of the feet.

In brief: Causes heart attack

It blocks the coronary arteries leading to chest pain or heart attack.
If you get a heart attack it can damage the muscle causing heart failure with shortness of breath and swelling of the feet.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Loss of function

Coronary artery disease can cause decreased function of the heart, which causes dysfunction of other organs, such as the lungs, liver, kidneys, etc.

In brief: Loss of function

Coronary artery disease can cause decreased function of the heart, which causes dysfunction of other organs, such as the lungs, liver, kidneys, etc.
Dr. Craig Carter
Dr. Craig Carter
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