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Last night, I threw up my dinner, and then my chest hurt. Am I too young for heart attack (30) ?

Last night, I threw up my dinner, and then my chest hurt. Am I too young for heart attack (30) ?

Probably: I've seen under 30 have heart attack with type 1 diabetes, Cocaine use, and congenital heart condition (3 different people). It's very unlikely but if you have symptoms that worsen with exertion, you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


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How is it that a lot of young people get heart attacks?

How is it that a lot of young people get heart attacks?

Cocaine?: That'd be my answer. We're a less and less healthy society all the time, and certain birth conditions can lead to early heart attack, but by and large, most heart attacks i see under the age of 40 are due to things people do to themselves. Cocaine, high dose steroids, etc... ...Read more

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Why is it that healthy young athletes die of heart attacks?

Why is it that healthy young athletes die of heart attacks?

Heart attack: Generally young athletes have a serious underlying congenital heart or vascular abnormality that causes sudden death. ...Read more

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Am i 2 young to have a heart attack ?

Am i 2 young to have a heart attack
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Heart attack: Tell me WhatsApp symptômes do you havé. Chest pain, were ?in thé mis chest, L shoulder, L arm, thé yow, how us the heart rhythmique, régularité irrégularités .what you thons thaï you may havé an MI. I havé seen MIs éventuel in younger patients. Do you ample, drink alcool. You Will réduire à cardiolgist, havé à lipid profile . ...Read more

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How much young can have a heart attack?

How much young can have a heart attack?

It all depends...: Depends on what conditions you suffer of( for example diabetes,uncontrolled and severe high bad cholesterol, heart conditions, hypertension, obesity),your family history( for example a parent that suffered a heart attack very young), smoking, use of cocaine. It is very rare that at your age, unless under the circumstances mentioned above, to suffer and heart attack. ...Read more

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Could a young woman have a heart attack?

Could a young woman have a heart attack?

Absolutely: There are rare problems in children. Most after 45 some in young adults with smoking, diabetes, obesity, bad behavior- Cocaine etc. After that anytime up to 100 women are at risk along with us guys! ...Read more

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Do women get heart attacks at younger ages than men?

Do women get heart attacks at younger ages than men?

Less than men: Less than men when young but they catch up after menopause. Also, heart attacks are missed more in women because they may have more atypical symptoms or more stoic personalties than men. ...Read more

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Is it true males get more heart attacks at younger ages than females?

Is it true males get more heart attacks at younger ages than females?

Yes: males are more likely to get heart attacks than females, the risk is about the same after menopause in a woman ...Read more