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A 39-year-old member asked:

Can stress cause a heart attack in a teenager?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely, BUT with: Congenital anomalies smoking obesity diabetes hyperlipidemia and drugs cocaine could precipitate.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Exactly. Cocaine is the usual culprit -- take it from this pathologist
Jul 10, 2013
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Squeeze don't pull: This is of course a matter of degree. How much are you squeezing? Normal sexually intermittent squeezing is unlikely to produce any long term effects. However 24x7 pulling and squeezing will likely cause enough tissue expansion to cause long term ptosis.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What to do if i'm only a teenager, is it possible for me to have an heart attack!?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Heart attack: Heart attack is very uncommon in teens but does happen.

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