What Is a BNP Test? Results, Normal, High, and Levels
Feb 03, 2021 · If your doctor orders a BNP test, you are probably showing symptoms of heart failure. The test measures a hormone called “brain natriuretic peptide.” During heart failure, pressure builds up in the chambers of your heart and creates BNP. When the heart works harder and doesn’t pump blood well, it releases this hormone in large amounts.
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