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My sister is 222lb at the age of 25. Is she at risk of having a heart attack?

She is 25yrs old, 222lbs, 5 1ft, doesn t exercise, food = fast food everday. Her extra weight is located on around the tummy area and butt. na, she s not a smoker, no one in my family, thank god.
Mon, 4 Apr 2011
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Overweight is a risk factor for developing heart attack. But not the only risk factor. U need to check her triglycerides.

If she has orientation towards her food habits and increased weight from very early stages.
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