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The thickening of heart wall means that the heart chambers like ventricles have a thicker than normal wall or a hypertrophied wall. In your case this can be due to your long standing high blood pressure as in such case the heart has to pump blood against a higher than normal resistance. Such hypertrophy is common in patients having long standing hypertension. There are other causes as well like in athletes the walls of heart are thick and also in a condition called Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy but in your case it is most likely secondary to hypertension.
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