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Can a person into a coma after having a heart attack?

Can you get into a coma after having a heart attack? Can you get into a coma after having a heart attack? I was wondering because my uncle had colon cancer and went into a coma and died. I was wondering if you could get a heart attack then get in a coma....
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Alot of things can cause you to go into a coma. And a heart attack is one of them. If you have a severe heart attack with a period of reduced blood flow to the brain this can cause coma. A number of other affects of poor blood flow to other organs can cause problems in the brain and coma. eg renal failure secondary to heart attack
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