A 22-year-old male asked:
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im 22 how likely am i to develop heart disease? doesnt it take decades to get something like heart disease? i walk at the park everyday and i don't smoke nor am i obese and no family history

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Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Low Risk: Maintain a healthy lifestyle and you should remain at low risk. Periodic evaluations by your doctor are also helpful.
Answered on Oct 28, 2012

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