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How can sudden fright or shock cause cardiac arrest?

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In brief: Rarely if ever

There is coronary spasm as a known entity, but not so much from fright! fight, fright, flight does stimulate a significant chemical Epinephrine and norepinephrine response and superimposed on coronary atherosclerosis could cause trouble.

In brief: Rarely if ever

There is coronary spasm as a known entity, but not so much from fright! fight, fright, flight does stimulate a significant chemical Epinephrine and norepinephrine response and superimposed on coronary atherosclerosis could cause trouble.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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