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Im 21 years old 5'9 and 260lbs can I have a heart attack ?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Overweight

Is a risk. It just means there are more fat and they can deposit in the arteries.
That is genetic and environmental and modifiable with diet and exercise. There are other risks to look at, your cholesterol level, yes or no on diabetes, no smoking for you (good), family history of cardiovascular event, hypertension, of course you are a male. Eat healthy, exercise, enjoy life and you will be fine.

In brief: Overweight

Is a risk. It just means there are more fat and they can deposit in the arteries.
That is genetic and environmental and modifiable with diet and exercise. There are other risks to look at, your cholesterol level, yes or no on diabetes, no smoking for you (good), family history of cardiovascular event, hypertension, of course you are a male. Eat healthy, exercise, enjoy life and you will be fine.
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