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A 41-year-old female asked:

Of no cad can smoking alone cause a heart attack or do u have to have other uncontrolled risk factor 41 female on bp med pressure good all blood good.

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Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 13 years experience
It can: But risk obviously goes up with each risk factor. 41 is quite young though. Other factors include weight, cholesterol level, fruit/veggie intake, activity, stress, and genes!
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