Why does heart failure take so long?

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  • 8 months ago

    Because the body will try to compensate by maintaining cardiac output with an increased heart rate, increased contractility of the heart, and by narrowing blood vessels.

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  • 8 months ago

    Deterioration does not happen all at once.

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  • k w
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    8 months ago

    cuz we don't eat for health, we eat for flavor.......you were planning on dying sooner ?

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  • 8 months ago

    The heart is very strong, so it takes a while to really degrade its functioning.

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  • 8 months ago

    It doesn't. May only take a few seconds.

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