A 24-year-old female asked:
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so scared. been told my cholesterol level is 6.8 i am 24. slightly overweight. i'm going to die from a heart attack i'm sure of it?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No you won't : Unless you don't follow a treatment plan. High cholesterol and / or abnormal lipids profile treatment is within reach to avoid heart diseases, medications, life style and diet changes , weight management do prevent complications. You are not alone, this is a common finding, good that you discovered it early, wish you wellness
Answered on Sep 30, 2019

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