What is the youngest age you can have a heart attack?

Infancy. An infant with coronary aneurysms and stenosis from kawasaki disease can have an infarction. If they have a congenitally abnormal origin of the left coronary artery it can occur as well.
It happens. I don't know the guinness record but it can happen in young adults with congenital heart disease and premature atherosclerosis with severe hyperlipidemia or severe diabetes.

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What is the youngest age you can have a heart attack from obesity and lack of exercise?

Remember. Very early/premature(as in teens to 20's) symptomatic heart disease basically always has a strong genetic basis. A questions like this is very difficult to answer at the extremes due to extreme number of contributors to heart disease. Read more...

Please tell me the youngest age you can have a heart attack from obesity and lack of exercise?

Obesity heart attack. There is no definite age that a person can not have a heart attack at. Autopsies on young soldiers from the vietnam era identified atherosclerotic disease. And our eating habits have gotten worse. Many older teenagers and young adults have measurable elevated cholesterol levels and elevated blood pressure. The importance of diet/exercise can not be over stated to coronary health at any age. Read more...
Basically at any age. It's possible for this to create problems in your 20's, particularly if you have a family history of early heart disease. Remember there are other risk factors for heart disease too, like blood pressure issues, cholesterol issues, possible smoking, blood sugar issues(diabetes), etc. Read more...

Is it possible for anyone of any age to have a heart attack?

Yes but unlikely. Heart attacks almost always occur in middle age or older individuals. There are some exceptions when it can occur earlier. Certain congential disease of cholesterol, radiation treatment to the chest which injures the heart, certain drugs like Cocaine all can cause damage which results in heart attacks. The vast number ocurr in people at least 40 yr old and usually not till 50's or later. Read more...
Age. Yes. Heart attacks have various causes and have been seen in all age groups. In general heart attacks from heart artery narrowing occur as age and number of risk factors increase. Heart attacks in younger people can also occur from other causes such as damage to heart artery a condition called dissection or other structural problems. Read more...

Is it possible for someone under the age of 15 to have a heart attack?

Yes. It depends on health, but it could be due to congenital anomaly. A very obese teenager is at the same risk if not more of a heart attack as a much older person. Read more...

What are the chances that I could have a heart attack at the age of 21?

Low. Low unless using cocaine, glue, snuffing hydrocarbons, have critical aortic stenosis, severe pulmorary hypertension, idiopathic cardiomyopathy, accelerated arteriosclerosis, uncontrolled diabetes, hyperlipidemia, or coronary spasm, congenital heart deisease to include some. Read more...
Near zero. Unless you have an autoimmune disease like lupus, take Cocaine or methamphetamines, or have terrible genetic predisposition to atherosclerosis, it is nigh on impossible to have a heart attack @ 21. Since you've survived to 29, hopefully someone has worked out why or how you did have one 8 years ago, or it was just a panic attack(which is a serious disease in its own right, but is less often fatal. Read more...

What age can u have a heart attack or stroke?

Any, technically. Both heart attacks and strokes can occur at any age, from many different causes. Both involve disrupting the blood flow to the heart muscle and brain tissue, which can be caused by things like blood clots, medications/drugs, spasm of blood vessels or even air in the bloodstream. Read more...
Any age. It all depends on your risk factors and other medical history as well as family history in some cases. Generally, though, it starts in the 30s - at least currently. Read more...
Any age. Though considered rare, coronary occlusion is a complication of kawasaki disease in children and strokes do occur in infants or toddlers that have vascular malformations. Premi infants also may have intra-cranial hemorrhages during the intensive efforts to keep them alive.The adult cases are more frequent & expected, but this completes the spectrum. Read more...