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Do coronary spasms caused by stress in an extremely healthy person cause a heart attack?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: They can

They can, tho it's not a common cause of heart attack.

In brief: They can

They can, tho it's not a common cause of heart attack.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

It's possible, and it's reported, but it's very, very rare.
If you've had a heart attack, i would look for the more common cause (underlying atherosclerosis). If you haven't had a heart attack, i surely wouldn't lose sleep worrying about one since you're "an extremely healthy person.".

In brief: Possible

It's possible, and it's reported, but it's very, very rare.
If you've had a heart attack, i would look for the more common cause (underlying atherosclerosis). If you haven't had a heart attack, i surely wouldn't lose sleep worrying about one since you're "an extremely healthy person.".
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