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12/29/12 11:43 A

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Yes. Many in my family--I'm told that I have it even though I'm extremely dedicated to fighting it because every member of my family has done (some worse then others).
I was told as a teen that I was in trouble but I'm doing well (apparently best of all them--both sides).

I guess my point is if every member of your family (or most) have it, be careful! Many med pros have said, 'genes trump lifestyle.'

I believe it's worth fighting!

It is not a modern thing in my family. I'm 5th known generation.

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12/29/12 8:26 A

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Thank you everyone for the warm welcomes. So just wondering...has any of you had people in your family or friends that have had heart attacks at a young age? I am finding more & more that people are having heart attacks younger & younger. Unfortunately I am one of them but greatful for the opportunity to actually survive.

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12/28/12 9:55 P

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Nice to meet you! I'm just turned 41. You sound like everybody else in my family :)

I'm fighting that cos I've seen too much that I don't want. Hopefully, it'll all be smooth sailing for you from now on!

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12/28/12 9:02 P

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Welcome. Glad to have you here. Lots of good resources here.

Giving God the glory each day for the all the bounty in my life

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12/28/12 8:21 P

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Great to meet you and even better that you are a survivor! Hope you'll find all the resources you are looking for. Feel free to ask about anything you need. emoticon

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12/28/12 5:23 P

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Hello All!

I just found this Healthy Hearts Team and I am so excited! I am 39 yrs old and I have recently had a heart attack resulting in 3 stents. I am so happy to find you all! I have been reading your posts & I am so thankful for them. emoticon

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