hypertensive heart disease


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hypertensive heart disease

Hypertensive cardiovascular disease Cardiology A condition characterized by ↑ BP which ↑ cardiac workload; over time, the left ventricle dilates, cardiac output ↓ and CHF ensues HHD associations Ischemic heart disease, ASHD, Obesity. See Hypertension.
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Hypertensive heart disease

High blood pressure resulting in a disease of the heart.
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But he said, 'The greatest challenge of the heart in Nigeria at this time is the complication arising from hypertension known as hypertensive heart disease. Hypertension causes the majority of heart failure and death.
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I have high blood pressure and hypertensive heart disease but with the help of Almighty, I will be okay, Mama said, adding he has been regaining his strength.
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Pathologist, Dr Anthony Caslin recorded a cause of death as alcohol poisoning due to hypertensive heart disease and fatty liver.

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