Health Q's: Can Heart Attack be Linked to COVID-19 Coronavirus? - Qs and As

Question: What is the relationship between Heart Attack and COVID-19..?

Answer:
    According to Cardiologist Wendy Susan Post, M.D., Type II heart attacks are more common with COVID-19..

    “This heart attack can be caused by increased stress on the heart, such as a fast heartbeat, low blood oxygen levels or anemia, because the heart muscle isn’t getting enough oxygen delivered in the blood in order do this extra work..

    We have seen this in people with acute coronavirus disease, but it is less common in those who have survived the illness.” Says Doctor Wendy...
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