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A 23-year-old male asked:

Hi can you have a heart attack at age 23? i have a very poor diet and i am very sedentary. ecg came back, also could my arteries be clogged at 23?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Possible at 23 y.o.: Yes, what you mention is possible but less probable as when you are older. Please continue to see your doc and also discuss diet and lifestyle changes that will lower the probability of ill health even more. See a book called "Disease Proof" by David Katz for some self-help. Peace and good health.
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