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Is it possible for a person to have a heart attack when family member dies in a plane crash

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes severe stress can trigger a heart attack.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Kindly: Really, the same as any citizen. They are not cripples, and should be encouraged to choose new life styles and get on with a good life.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: But hopefully this will prompt you to get a thorough evaluation of your cardiovascular risk, and then to take the steps needed to reduce your risk. G ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety states: You most likely are suffering from an anxiety state, which has fixated on the status of your heart. I would strongly urge you to talk this over wi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: Stressful situations can trigger a heart attack. A plane crash qualifies as a stressful situation.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not alone: Some hearts attack cause wrecks! must be underlying disease for most if not all.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
That would be low: Being low does not mean it is not possible. It takes time for the arteries to get clogged and being young is an advantage as that time has not been th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
32 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Possible: Defibrillator will shock you in situations of ventricular. Tachycardia or. Vent. Fibrillation. Someone can still get acute myocardial infarction. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: Family history is one of the risk factors for atherosclerosis and for heart attack. If heart attack 'runs' in your family then you are prudent to be v ... Read More
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