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PTSD AND HEART ATTACKS

I am looking for an opinion as to whether PTSD/OCD, OBSESSIONS AND COMPULSIONS, IU AND DEPRESSION can cause a massive heart attack or convulsions..  Whether medication for these stressors can cause death...Thank you
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There is data on depression and patients with a history of heart attack but to my knowledge there is no trial that specifically examines whether PTSD/OCD, etc is related. Personally, I think anything that causes a increase in adrenaline chronically it may increase your risk for heart disease.
649868 tn?1236713570
Thank you so very much!
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