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Heart attack chances with family history of high cholesterol - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
User :   How man doctors are Live right nwo
Doctor :   how can we help u
User :   now*
Doctor :   5
User :   Is this the same doctor I spoke with a moment ago about Heart problems?
Doctor :   yes, she's here
User :   no thats fine
User :   I bothered her already
Doctor :   How can we help now?
User :   I'm tihnking I'm one of those people who are worried constantly about their health
Doctor :   ok
User :   I feel my heart is just going to stop
User :   if I eat things that are bad for me
User :   A quick backround of me is
User :   Age 23 Height 5'10" Weight 150 No previous heart problems
Doctor :   yes
User :   no one is my family has them
User :   Grandfather has high cholesterol but got it later in life
Doctor :   Yes we have your history
User :   yes
User :   I just wanted another opinion is all
User :   the previous Doctor was great
User :   Fantastic really
User :   I felt bad having to ask so many questions
Doctor :   That's Ok
User :   I was worried about having a heart attack eating high fat foods
User :   like cheeseburgers and fries and fried things
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I just wanted to know my odds in having a heart attack
User :   I plan on having tests done next week
Doctor :   Those things do not cause a heart attack
User :   and plan on setting up an appointment with a therapist
User :   ?
User :   What does?
Doctor :   High cholesterol
Doctor :   Family history
User :   And at my age am I at a lighter risk?
User :   or a smaller risk
Doctor :   Very low risk
User :   So having food for a week inst enough to do anything within that week?
User :   because I pla on eating healthy after I return
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   That's great
User :   I'm sorry for being so annoying
User :   I think its part of my brain thinking condition that makes me have anxiety
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I eat healthy now, but I'm planning on splurging for a week and was very concerned
User :   when I dont think I should be
Doctor :   Splurge away
User :   Oh thank you
User :   thank you so so much
User :   Really
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   Bye
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