Heart Failure (cont.)
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Heart failure can be caused by any problem that damages your heart or affects how well it works.
Problems that damage the heart muscle
Things that damage the heart's valves
Problems with the heart's electrical system
Certain triggers, such as too much sodium or not taking medicines the right way, may suddenly make heart failure worse. This can sometimes cause deadly problems such as pulmonary edema or cardiogenic shock.
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