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Does getting scared cause coronary spasm?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes it can in some

If you are prone to coronary artery spasm, then emotional stress may bring it on.

In brief: Yes it can in some

If you are prone to coronary artery spasm, then emotional stress may bring it on.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Generally not

If it did, everyone who has ever seen a horror movie would be dead or have suffered a heart attack.

In brief: Generally not

If it did, everyone who has ever seen a horror movie would be dead or have suffered a heart attack.
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