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I have high cholesterol, its genetics?

I'm 16 and have high cholesterol, its genetics. what are the chances of having a heart attack later in life?
I'm 16 and have high cholesterol, its genetics. what are the chances of having a heart attack later in life?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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It is only 1 of 9 major risk factors, some are controllable others are not, they are age (65+), gender (male), heredity, high cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and smoking. My advice is to exercise, don't smoke, and make sure your blood pressure and cholesterol are under control. Good Luck.
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