HEART ATTACK STUDY: Study: More young people having heart attacks | WPXI

A new study found more and more young people are having heart attacks.

Cardiologist Dr. Ron Blankstein just authored a study showing the heart attack rate among Americans under the age of 40 is rising dramatically, even though heart attack rates across the board have been falling.

“These are often individuals when they have symptoms they may not think this is a heart attack, again it’s not on their radar at all,” Blankstein said.

The study found that about one in five heart attack victims were under the age of 40 and that number has increased every year for the past decade.

Source: HEART ATTACK STUDY: Study: More young people having heart attacks | WPXI

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