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What causes high-output heart failure?

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The things that lead to high-output heart failure are different from what brings on other types of the condition. Many disorders make you need more blood to keep your organs working well. They include:

  • Obesity
  • Liver disease
  • Anemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Pregnancy
  • Lung disease
  • Septic shock
  • Paget's disease
  • Arteriovenous fistula
  • Beriberi heart disease

SOURCES:

Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine : "High Output Cardiac Failure."

Journal of the American College of Cardiology : "High-Output Heart Failure."

QJM : "High output heart failure."

American Heart Association: "Warning Signs of Heart Failure."

Cleveland Clinic: "Understanding Heart Failure: Symptoms."

Cedars-Sinai: "Heart Failure."

American Family Physician: "Essentials of the Diagnosis of Heart Failure."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 6, 2019

SOURCES:

Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine : "High Output Cardiac Failure."

Journal of the American College of Cardiology : "High-Output Heart Failure."

QJM : "High output heart failure."

American Heart Association: "Warning Signs of Heart Failure."

Cleveland Clinic: "Understanding Heart Failure: Symptoms."

Cedars-Sinai: "Heart Failure."

American Family Physician: "Essentials of the Diagnosis of Heart Failure."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 6, 2019

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