Associated Conditions for Heart attack
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
About associated conditions for Heart attack:
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.