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23 Year Old Have A Heart Attack
Very low!: Congenital, anomalies can happen aortic root, aortic valvular disease aberrant coronary anomalous coronary origin but as another has noted: Cocaine and other drugs of abuse are more likely in your age group. If you are smoking, hypercholesterolemic, diabetic you have increased risk work on the risk factirs youbave, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Heart attacks represent sudden occlusion of a coronary artery. This happens most commonly because of atherosclerotic plaque rupture, although other things (like coronary spasm, Cocaine use, vasculitis etc) need to be considered, particularly in a 23 year old. Traditional risk factors might be less applicable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely : There are a few conditions where a 19 yo could have coronary artery occlusion and a heart attack similar to a 60 yo.(progeria, kawasaki) there are also various congenital and heart disturbances where a teen could develop a sudden rhythm disturbance and present a similar set of symptoms. Added together these are still rare, but worthy of consideration when a teen goes down suddenly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rare: Rare but possible. Congenital disease such as abnormal origin of coronary artery and hypertrophic ("thickened") heart disease can result in "heart attack". Inherited diseases that cause abnormal tissue can predispose to aneurysms and even dissections. Inflammatory diseases can also cause similar cardiovascular events. There are quite few possible origins for teenage heart and vascular disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anxiety: Anxiety can cause some severe reactions. In a rare situation it is probably possible for anxiety to trigger a real heart attack in a 19 year old. It is much more likely for anxiety to trigger a rapid heart action with symptoms caused from that then an actual myocardial infarction. ...Read more
Can an 18 year old have a heart attack? Ever since i was little, I have always had chest pain, sometimes i pass out, makes me dizzy, numbness in my left arm. The chest pain will last from a few seconds to 30 minutes, then goes away, however it happens mor
I have a pinching feeling that happens in my left side of my chest, comes out of nowhere then fades. 23 year old male. Could it be a heart attack?
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