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Are there any relations between Heart Attack and Stroke?

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In brief: Atherosclerosis

Both heart attack and stroke can be due to atherosclerosis.
People who have had a heart attack have 2x the risk of stroke than those who have not had a heart attack. If you have atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries, it is likely that your have it in other parts of your body.

In brief: Atherosclerosis

Both heart attack and stroke can be due to atherosclerosis.
People who have had a heart attack have 2x the risk of stroke than those who have not had a heart attack. If you have atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries, it is likely that your have it in other parts of your body.
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
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