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Can you describe chronic heart disease?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes i can

It is the opposite of acute which means it just happened.
Chronic means you have had it awhile. That would apply to any type of heart disease, such as coronary artery disease, valve disease, heart muscle disease, or a heart attack.

In brief: Yes i can

It is the opposite of acute which means it just happened.
Chronic means you have had it awhile. That would apply to any type of heart disease, such as coronary artery disease, valve disease, heart muscle disease, or a heart attack.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
Anesthesiology

In brief: Slow long lasting

Chronic disease last more than 3 months.
You can't prevent, cure nor the disease disappear. But you can control the symptoms and slow the worsening. In the case of heart disease it will cause deterioration of the heart and its function. Leading cause of death in /usa. Over 60 millions american have it.

In brief: Slow long lasting

Chronic disease last more than 3 months.
You can't prevent, cure nor the disease disappear. But you can control the symptoms and slow the worsening. In the case of heart disease it will cause deterioration of the heart and its function. Leading cause of death in /usa. Over 60 millions american have it.
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