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Can there be a such thing as a person having heart disease without a high blood pressure?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Hypertension just one, albeit important, risk factor in a plethora of identifiable risk factors that can contribute to heart disease.
Lower bps are better, but not absolutely protective. Diabetes, cigarette exposure, blood fat abnormalities, obesity, genetic markers, etc., are among many risk factors that place one at risk beyond high blood pressure.

In brief: Absolutely

Hypertension just one, albeit important, risk factor in a plethora of identifiable risk factors that can contribute to heart disease.
Lower bps are better, but not absolutely protective. Diabetes, cigarette exposure, blood fat abnormalities, obesity, genetic markers, etc., are among many risk factors that place one at risk beyond high blood pressure.
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Dr. Kevin Lingle
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
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