Can you tell at middle age if you're going to have heart disease later?

May predict chance. Depending on your family history of heart disease, your lifestyle choices (smoke? Drink? Drugs?) your diet and exercise habits, your personal history of health problems (obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes etc.) you can make an educated guess based on what we have learned from the population you are part of as time goes by.

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Which heart disease could kill a middle aged (30-39) person?

Heart disease. Many heart diseases can kill a young person. The commonest involve the blood vessels to the heart but many forms infectious, valvar and others can cause death at any age. Read more...

What risks are associated with heart disease age at 18?

Very small. Short of a congenital heart defect which has not been corrected, the likely hood of developing problems with your heart at 18 is extremely small. Read more...

Can you tell me how to know if heart disease is getting worse?

Heart disease. Consult the doctor who knows you and your condition best and ask this question in general if your symptoms are getting worse, the disease is progressing. Read more...

What is the average age for developing heart disease in males?

Average? Not really an average age. Cv dz depends on many factors: age, race, family history, lifestyle factors (diet, exercise, weight, smoking, alcohol, coffee, drugs), other health problems (diabetes, dyslipidemia, high bp), etc. Arteries may generally harden over time, but we'd like to prevent coronary artery dz in everyone. Even so, we describe CAD as premature before 45. Risk may triple every 10 yrs. Read more...