Associated Conditions of Heart attack


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About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Heart attack, and underlying causes may be causes of Heart attack, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Heart attack. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Heart attack. People with Heart attack may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Heart attack is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Heart attack as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Heart attack is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Heart attack is listed as a risk factor includes:


Last revision: April 9, 2003

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