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Risk Factors for Congestive Heart Failure

List of Risk Factors for Congestive Heart Failure

The list of risk factors mentioned for Congestive Heart Failure in various sources includes:

Risk factors discussion:

The two major preventable conditions that increase a person's risk of heart failure are high blood pressure and heart attacks. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can weaken the heart, and heart attacks damage or destroy heart muscle. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Heart Failure in Older Adults: CDC-OC)

Risks factors for Congestive Heart Failure: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to risk factors for Congestive Heart Failure:

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Congestive Heart Failure are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Congestive Heart Failure makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Congestive Heart Failure. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Congestive Heart Failure. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.


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