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How often do 27 year olds have heart attacks or cardiac arrest and just up and die with no warning?!

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Very rare: In most cases, it's due to drug overdose.

Answered 6/20/2013

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Extremely rare: But, if you are an active athlete it is better to have a simple check up and ECG to make sure you don't have any specific disease affecting your heart muscle. Lot of hospitals offer this check up.

Answered 6/10/2014

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