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Causes of left ventricular heart failure include high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, heart attack, congenital heart defects and faulty heart valves, Mayo Clinic explains. Other causes include damage to the hear... More »

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The main causes of left ventricular heart dysfunction are related to systolic and diastolic failures. In these types of failures, the pumping ability of the left ventricle is affected. In systolic failure, the left ventr... More »

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Symptoms of both left and right diastolic dysfunction include congested lungs, water and fluid retention, an altered heartbeat, dizziness, and fatigue, notes WebMD. Diastolic dysfunction occurs when the left and right ve... More »

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