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What heart disease can someone get?

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Dr. Anthony Cusano
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Heart disease

The most common heart diseases are atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries and hypertrophy, or thickening of the heart muscle leading to stiffness and abnormal muscle function.
At their worst these both can lead to congestive heart failure, or the inability of the heart to pumps the blood adequately, with a resulting pressure buildup causing fluid to leak back into the lungs.

In brief: Heart disease

The most common heart diseases are atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries and hypertrophy, or thickening of the heart muscle leading to stiffness and abnormal muscle function.
At their worst these both can lead to congestive heart failure, or the inability of the heart to pumps the blood adequately, with a resulting pressure buildup causing fluid to leak back into the lungs.
Dr. Anthony Cusano
Dr. Anthony Cusano
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Dr. Joseph Moore
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Www.heart.org

The american heart association has a very good web site with information on heart disease.

In brief: Www.heart.org

The american heart association has a very good web site with information on heart disease.
Dr. Joseph Moore
Dr. Joseph Moore
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