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is heart disease hereditory?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Atheroscerotic heart disease is inherited. It is a signigicant risk factor for offspring of heartattack pts.
Answered on Oct 29, 2013
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Dr. Frank Amico Jr
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, unfortunately it is hereditary.
Answered on Jul 28, 2019

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