A 37-year-old member asked:
How come slim people have heart problems--drugs, tobacco, anorexia?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Slim people: Slim people does not mean always healthy. They can also be affected with atherosclerosis leading to heart problems. More so when they smoke and use drugs as well.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2014
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