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How does coronary artery disease cause heart failure?

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Coronary artery disease is a disease of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to your heart. It decreases blood flow to your heart muscle. If the arteries narrow or get blocked, your heart becomes starved for oxygen and nutrients and can't pump as well.

From: What Is Heart Failure? WebMD Medical Reference

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Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute.

American College of Cardiology.

American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 26, 2018

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Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute.

American College of Cardiology.

American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 26, 2018

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