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May 8, 2017 ... It can also occur in newborns, infants, toddlers and teenagers for other ... of all newborn infants will have some type of structural heart defect.


Mar 1, 2011 ... An 8-year-old boy from Lincoln County, N.C., did not have the same fate ... True heart attack in children can occur in rare circumstances where ...


Nov 4, 2014 ... A child with heart problems may or may not have obvious symptoms. ... Since heart problems can cause the baby to use more energy, poor ...


Most of the risk factors that affect children can be controlled early in life. ... ( hypertension) in children is not a congenital heart disease, but it can have a hereditary link. .... This increases the risk of a blood clot that can lead to a heart attack.


Nov 21, 2016 ... Yes, even kids can suffer a heart attack. However, it is very rare. Unlike adults, where lifestyle factors like unhealthy diet and lack of exercise are ...


May 11, 2017 ... Many different types of heart problems can affect children. ... Congenital heart defects may have long-term effects on a child's health. ... become stiffened and narrowed, which increases the risk of blood clots and heart attacks.


But even young to middle-aged adults can have a heart attack, also called a myocardial ... or heartbreaking, for a parent than to be predeceased by their child.


Oct 1, 2007 ... Some overweight children have signs of early artery disease. But it takes years for that to lead to clot-related heart attacks, said Dr. Dianne ...


Other people have an SCA independently from a heart attack and without ... the child to an abnormality in the heart's electrical system, which can lead to SCA.