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Can stress and anxiety cause sudden cardiac arrest?

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Dr. Kirk Charles
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Yes

It can happen if the heart has a bad reaction to the stress.
Usually stress will lead to heart attack first, which is bad enough. If these conditions exist you should try to reduce stress and anxiety level by having a physical and changing your lifestyle. Talk to your family physician about your risk factors for heart disease.

In brief: Yes

It can happen if the heart has a bad reaction to the stress.
Usually stress will lead to heart attack first, which is bad enough. If these conditions exist you should try to reduce stress and anxiety level by having a physical and changing your lifestyle. Talk to your family physician about your risk factors for heart disease.
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