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Carrollton, GA
A 25-year-old male asked:

If i've been sedentary for many years, sitting almost always, could i have clogged arteries at 25? bad diet too. my heart races and i have chest pain.

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Sitting: Sitting will not cause immediate clog of arteries, but this is not a healthy lifestyle. A poor diet and lack of exercise is not a good combination. I suggest you see your M.D. for clearance to begin an exercise and diet program!
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