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How does increased heart rate due to stress result in a heart attack?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Increased rate

Your heart needs blood to function, if it's working harder, it needs more oxygen.
If your heart blood vessels can't deliver the extra oxygen, areas of your heart become.

In brief: Increased rate

Your heart needs blood to function, if it's working harder, it needs more oxygen.
If your heart blood vessels can't deliver the extra oxygen, areas of your heart become.
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