How does hypertension cause heart attack?

Answer Hypertension, or high blood pressure, does not directly cause heart attacks, but is a major risk factor for their occurrence. Over time, hypertension can damage the arteries feeding the heart muscl... Read More »

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Can a lot of anxiety and stress cause a heart attack in a person with a healthy heart?

I am the same exact way. I have been experiencing panic/anxiety attacks for a little more than a year. It is one of the scariest feelings in the world when you think something is wrong with your he... Read More »

Can heart ache cause heart attack?

yes i thnk they do in my opinion it brings on sadness and sadness brings on anxeity and anxiety brings on dis comfort and stress and then the stress is what kills and being a part of the heart mayb... Read More »

Can anxiety cause a heart attack?

Yes, anxiety is a form of stress which can lead to a heart attack if it is severe and added to by any other factors (i.e over weight, weak heart and so on)

What is the main cause for heart attack?

The heart is a pump which requires a continuous supply of oxygenated blood to provide nutrients to the muscles responsible for its action. Any reduction in blood supply (ischemia) interferes with t... Read More »