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Do you have to jave high blood presure to have a heart attack?

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kaismama 27 Apr 2013

No, all you need is some kind of obstruction in the blood vessels feeding the heart muscle. This could be something like a clot or plaques from high cholesterol.

Kishan Vasekar 28 Apr 2013

High Blood pressure is Critical Marker or Heart disease.However you can have a heart attack ( and Silent one also) without High BP.Any obstruction , clot , rupture in heart blood vessels will disrupt blood flow to heart muscle and it can die . This is Myocardial Infarction --MI or Heart attack.BP will go up and remain high till the clot is removed or otherwise.Speaking from Experience--Join on FB--happy Heart-- free discount card

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