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.
my SparkPage is friends-only because I'm paranoid and too boring anyway
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 19 12/29/12 8:26 A
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.
Fitness Minutes: (123,772) Posts: 4,950 12/28/12 9:55 P
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.
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