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Anyone Have Enlarged Heart Muscle Due To Blood Pressure?

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I’m so sad right now about this! I just got a cath that was clean and free of blockages but I Still have a bit of chest pain and a lot lot of Shortness of breath! I’m not going to worry about it I will put it on the list of things to talk to the Doc about when I see him in August…but it is very disconcerting and upsetting to know that there is something else going on….

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Yes, long-term high blood pressure can cause a condition called dilated cardiomyopathy. This condition leads to the lower chambers of the heart stretching and becoming larger, which weakens the heart and makes it harder to pump blood to other parts of the body. Symptoms can include:

- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
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Yes, long-term high blood pressure can cause a condition called dilated cardiomyopathy. This condition leads to the lower chambers of the heart stretching and becoming larger, which weakens the heart and makes it harder to pump blood to other parts of the body. Symptoms can include:

- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Heart palpitations
- Dizziness
- Fatigue

If you have concerns about these symptoms, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional.

 This AI-generated response comes from MyHeartDiseaseTeam and other selected sources. It is not a substitute for medical advice. Always ask your doctor about specific health concerns.

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