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Is it common for heart attack patients to have personality changes afterwards?

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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Not usually

If you couldn't play the piano before you wont be able to after. Very unusual to have personality changes after heart attack.

In brief: Not usually

If you couldn't play the piano before you wont be able to after. Very unusual to have personality changes after heart attack.
Dr. Brian Mott
Dr. Brian Mott
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Dr. Mehdi Qamar
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not uncommon

Sustaining a heart attack is one of the major health related trauma one may have in one's life time.
Thanks to modren therapies majority of patients manage to survive with little after effects. It is not uncommon to see some degree of anxiety or depression after heart attacks. Scientific research varifies psychological issues after heart attack.

In brief: Not uncommon

Sustaining a heart attack is one of the major health related trauma one may have in one's life time.
Thanks to modren therapies majority of patients manage to survive with little after effects. It is not uncommon to see some degree of anxiety or depression after heart attacks. Scientific research varifies psychological issues after heart attack.
Dr. Mehdi Qamar
Dr. Mehdi Qamar
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