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Can 17 year old girl have an heart attack?

im 88 pounds and have someone in my family have heart attack. And it runs in my family. do you think i can have heart attack at 17?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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Learn how cardiac arteries are damaged by improper diet and exercise, lifestyle, and stress, and time. Make very bad food choices every meal, every day, and be highly stressed, and a person may make it happen at a youngish age. For the average person not trying to force it, a heart attack does kill occasionally in the 30's, extremely rarely in the 20's. With the right diet, exercise, lifestyle, etc, you should live well into your 90's or even to 100, and can be as healthy and as happy as you care to be until your last few months, possibly to the very end. Don't worry, be happy. Eat well, be active. You can outlive them all if you like. Have friends, be a friend.
Answered: Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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can a 17 year old girl have a heart attack .. with pains and fluttering in her left side of her chest/breast ??

Answered: Thu, 20 May 2010
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