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Do ischemic events run in the family?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Ischemic events like heart attacks and strokes do tend to cluster in families.

In brief: Yes

Ischemic events like heart attacks and strokes do tend to cluster in families.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes.

The tendency to cardiovascular ischemic events can run in families.
Modifiable risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes only add to this risk.

In brief: Yes.

The tendency to cardiovascular ischemic events can run in families.
Modifiable risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes only add to this risk.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

It depends on what do you mean by "ischemic events" , is it a stroke, heart attack.
....? But in general all these conditions can run in families.

In brief: Yes

It depends on what do you mean by "ischemic events" , is it a stroke, heart attack.
....? But in general all these conditions can run in families.
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
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