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Are anorexic teens more predisposed to heart attacks?

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Dr. Bartholomew Vereb answered

Specializes in Child Psychiatry

Depends: This would really depend on how severe the anorexia is.

Answered 1/19/2012

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Dr. William Holmes answered

Specializes in Child Psychiatry

Possible But Rare: There could be an increased risk but only in severe cases with serious medical complications arising from the anorexia.

Answered 3/14/2014

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