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How To Induce A Fatal Heart Attack
Can anxiety induced palpitations cause a fatal heart attack? 26 years old. No known heart issues. I am an on/off smoker though and slightly overweight
Check cholesterol: You are likely too young to be at any risk in the near future. However, when a close relative has a heart attack at a young age, it is worth looking at your cholesterol values to screen for any indication of Familial Hypercholesterolemia, a genetic disease that runs in families and needs to be aggressively treated as early as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you have a heart attack, what are the chances that it will be fatal and what are the chances that you will survive it?
I have dis pain upper part of neck or lower part head at the back.Parallel to my ear middle.Cause?Is it heart attack or stroke or anything fatal?
Not likely: An early thirties female with post-auricular pain likely has occipital neuritis or tendinitis of superior trapezius at occiput, especially with pain to palpation or with range of motion of neck. If there are not these findings and if pain is constant then see a doctor. Concerns increase if there is dizziness or use of cigarettes and taking of birth control pills, a bad combination. See a doctor. ...Read more
Are there any preventive tests to show if artery is clogged? My mom died fatal heart attack she had everything but mra or catheterization. Dad wants to make sure his arteries ok. Ekg stress test done
Most fatal MI's -: Not usually caused by progressive obstruction, but by rupture of an existing plaque. This involves inflammatory response in the arterial wall, and the subsequent formation of an obstructive clot. Tobacco and other factors can greatly increase the likelihood of this occurrence; evaluation needs to be done by a cardiologist, and all risk factors should be identified and reduced. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes,: It's rare. Google "voodoo death".Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I'm feeling like I may be close to a stress induced heart attack. am I going to have one?
What's the symptoms?: Depends on what your symptoms are. If you have chest pain radiating to your jaw or left arm or if you have acute shortness of breath, this is concerning for an impending heart attack. Stress can increase Adrenalin which can reveal limitations in your heart's capacity - which is what a heart attack basically is, when demand from a heart outstrips supply. If you feel this way a lot, see an MD. ...Read more
Is a panic induced heart attack possible? I am writing a book, and i wish to know if it is possible. I don't want to sound uninformed!
If my test was positive for stress induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall, what does that mean? Have I ever had an heart attack before?
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