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What are some reasons that causes an enlarged heart, besides smoking and hbp?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Enlarged heart

Enlarged heart has many causes.
There are congenital causes, infectious causes, valve problems. There are inflammatory disease problems also. Marathon runners and other endurance athletes get enlarged hearts. Lots of potential causes...............

In brief: Enlarged heart

Enlarged heart has many causes.
There are congenital causes, infectious causes, valve problems. There are inflammatory disease problems also. Marathon runners and other endurance athletes get enlarged hearts. Lots of potential causes...............
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