A 38-year-old member asked:
Is coronary artery disease contagious?
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Dr. Steven Ajlunianswered
Cardiology 37 years experience
Causes for cad: Not contagious in the sense of an infectious exposure. There are strong genetic risks, and people living together tend to make similar diet and lifestyle choices, so clustering of CAD cases does occur.
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