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Can having a lot of stress causes you to have a silent heart attack or just angina?
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Dr. Thomas a Schwann
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Both
Both conditions can be brought about by stress.

In brief: Both
Both conditions can be brought about by stress.
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Dr. Thomas a Schwann
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Both, if....
If you have coronary disease (blockages in your coronary arteries), stress can cause your heart to pump harder and faster, outstripping its limited blood supply, resulting in angina.
If prolonged, permanent damage can result (heart attack). If your heart is normal, stress cannot cause angina or a heart attack.

In brief: Both, if....
If you have coronary disease (blockages in your coronary arteries), stress can cause your heart to pump harder and faster, outstripping its limited blood supply, resulting in angina.
If prolonged, permanent damage can result (heart attack). If your heart is normal, stress cannot cause angina or a heart attack.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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