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Afraid of having heart attack. Have slightly elevated cholesterol and anemia. I've been eating as well as I can. What are my chances of having one?

Well, you are. 20, your risk of heart attack is greater with age. Cholesterol is a risk factor that can be modified, so speak to your doctor if it is a concern. Read more...
Near zero. You're twenty years old and a young lady. If you're having chest pain, an ekg is in order and perhaps an exercise test, but it would be surprising for there to be heart disease. I'm more concerned about your anemia, and this does need a workup. Glad you're not doing tobacco. Best wishes. Read more...
Heart attack? You have some medical problems. A young women with high cholesterol is not that common, unless you have a family history of it. Your anemia is a problem that needs treatment . You are on both advil (ibuprofen) and aspirin, which can irritate the lining of your stomach. See a physician (p), get some blood tests and see if your problems can be treated by the p. At 20, a heart attack is not likely. See a p. Read more...