One of my close family members had a heart attack. Does that mean i'll have one too?

Not necessarily. But hopefully this will prompt you to get a thorough evaluation of your cardiovascular risk, and then to take the steps needed to reduce your risk. Good luck!

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How can you deal with a family member who had a heart attack?

Kindly. Really, the same as any citizen. They are not cripples, and should be encouraged to choose new life styles and get on with a good life. Read more...

I have all the heart attack symptoms, does this mean I will have one soon?

Get to the ER. If you have all the symptoms of a heart attack, forget health tap and get to the hospital. If you have angina, chest pain that occurs with exertion, go see a cardiologist. Angina can be stable or unstable and would likely be treated differently. Read more...
Heart attack. If you think you have all the symptoms, best and safest course is to be checked out by a doctor or er asap. Read more...
Get Checked. Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . Read more...

Have experienced many symptom of a heart attack, does it mean I'm going to have one?

Doctor can evaluate. Doctors cannot predict when a particular patient will have a heart attack. Doctors usually talk about the risk of having a heart attack. If a patient has a 25% chance of a heart attack in 2013, that means out of 4 such patients, 1 will have a heart attack. However, 3 out of 4 such patients should not have a heart attack that year. A doctor can evaluate probable heart attack symptoms, right away. Read more...
Dr Kwok is right. I would add, additionally, that if you are having any symptoms attributable to heart attack, that you need to see a doctor, in person, asap. Health tap may help you get the right answer, but if you're the 1 out of 4, you might not get your answer until too late. Read more...