A 47-year-old member asked:
Myocardial infarction causes?
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Dr. Asaf Presente answered
15 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Many poss causes: Almost all heart attacks are the result of fatty deposits on the inside of arteries that break open and cause clotting which will blocks the artery (and the blood from flowing to the part of the heart the artery feeds). Family history, fatty diet, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and other disorders can all contribute to this process.
Answered on Jan 29, 2020
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