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Is it true u can have a heart attack at 46?

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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
11 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Heart attacks can strike at any age in those with risk factors: family history, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, smoking, drug use.
Minimizing risk factors will decrease the chance of having a heart attack at any age.

In brief: Yes

Heart attacks can strike at any age in those with risk factors: family history, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, smoking, drug use.
Minimizing risk factors will decrease the chance of having a heart attack at any age.
Dr. Liviu Klein
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
I had managed a patient having a heart attack at age 23...+family history and familial hypercholesterolemia, and smoking...
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Heart attacks can happen to those in their 40's.
Although advanced age is only one risk factor for heart disease, other risk factors include high cholesterol, smoking, family history, obesity, diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, etc., all of which can occur in your 40's.

In brief: Yes

Heart attacks can happen to those in their 40's.
Although advanced age is only one risk factor for heart disease, other risk factors include high cholesterol, smoking, family history, obesity, diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, etc., all of which can occur in your 40's.
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