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A 47-year-old member asked:

can you tell me in order to get a heart attack, the artery to the heart has to be blocked by a build up of fat; plaque, so that little or no blood goes thru. right?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Yes: That's a reasonable description of the pathogenesis.

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