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Who Is at Risk for Cardiogenic Shock?

The most common risk factor for cardiogenic shock is having a heart attack. If you've had a heart attack, the following factors can further increase your risk for cardiogenic shock:

Women who have heart attacks are at higher risk for cardiogenic shock than men who have heart attacks.

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