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An_255394 posted:
I was in the service back in 1969, I had several encounters with heart problems in basic and again in my AIT, and again several times as a civilian. At the age of 50 had my first heart attack, 3 more since . I am trying to find out if it would be service connected

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I was in the service back in 1969, I had several of accounts with heart problems, again in AIT, and again as a civilian. At the age of 50, I had my first heart attack , 3 more since . I am trying to find out if it would be service connected
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billh99 responded:
You need to find out exactly what kind of "heart problems" that you had when in the service.

In general the type of heart problems that show up in the early 20's would be different that what cause a heart attack in the 50's.
 
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cardiostarusa1 responded:
Hi:

"I am trying to find out if it would be service connected."

Do you think/suspect that your heart was affected by adverse environmental conditions while in the service?

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