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What causes heart conjested failer?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Weak heart muscle

Weak heart muscle caused by damage from heart attacks, or hypertension , or diabetes, or alcohol, or pregnancy, or chemotherapy.

In brief: Weak heart muscle

Weak heart muscle caused by damage from heart attacks, or hypertension , or diabetes, or alcohol, or pregnancy, or chemotherapy.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: CHF

Congestive heart failure, or chf, is a decreased ability of the heart to pump properly.
Symptoms can include shortness of breath, decreased stamina or leg swelling. CHF is typically due to an underlying condition such as lung disease or a previous heart attack.

In brief: CHF

Congestive heart failure, or chf, is a decreased ability of the heart to pump properly.
Symptoms can include shortness of breath, decreased stamina or leg swelling. CHF is typically due to an underlying condition such as lung disease or a previous heart attack.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: CHF

Is inability of the heart to pump blood forward resulting in congestion or fluid build up in the lungs and fluid leakage in the periphery or the legs.
It can be systolic or related to weakening or diastolic or related to stiffening of the heart.

In brief: CHF

Is inability of the heart to pump blood forward resulting in congestion or fluid build up in the lungs and fluid leakage in the periphery or the legs.
It can be systolic or related to weakening or diastolic or related to stiffening of the heart.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Charles Glassman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: CHF

It is known in english as congested heart failure and the most common cause is injury do to a heart attack.
Different viruses, lung disease and other conditions may also cause it.

In brief: CHF

It is known in english as congested heart failure and the most common cause is injury do to a heart attack.
Different viruses, lung disease and other conditions may also cause it.
Dr. Charles Glassman
Dr. Charles Glassman
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