Heart Attack

Causes and Risk Factors

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1. The most common underlying cause of heart attacks is




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The most common underlying cause of heart attacks is coronary artery disease. This is the hardening and narrowing of the coronary arteries caused by the buildup of plaque inside the walls of the arteries.