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?
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.
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