Can a physically healthy 19 year old die in her 20s from a heart attack because of extreme stress throughout life?

I don’t exactly eat healthy really either. Also when I mean extreme I mean extreme, other people including teachers when I was in school&college pointed out I’ll give myself a heart attack one day. Even when I’m happy and everything in life is going good, I stress & worry to extreme lengths.

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  • 6 months ago
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    I recently had a heart attack, but it was not due to stress, it was due to diet and genetics. There are many factors that can contribute to heart attacks and the contributing factors vary from individual to individual. While limiting stress is a really good thing, based on my experience, you would be more effective in watching your cholesterol levels and maintaining a good diet.

    Basically stress is a factor, but cholesterol. diet and exercise have more effect on the possibility of heart attacks.

  • 6 months ago

    I had heart attacks at 16 and 17. I have Frederich's Ataxia and so my heart is weak. But yeah it can be stress, poor diet and poor sleep.

  • 6 months ago

    Buy a blood pressure tester & monitor your bp. A little aerobic exercise goes a long way toward reducing risk of cardio problems. If bp is still high there are many cheap drugs to control it. See Dr.

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    6 months ago

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  • If you don't eat healthy, then you aren't healthy. But yes, literally anything can go wrong with the human body at any time. It's kind of a miracle that we can live as long as we can with all the potential issues you can have.

    Extreme stress can lead to "heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver and suicide", and apparently 75% of doctor visits are stress-related.

  • Doc
    Lv 6
    6 months ago

    If they already have a heart condition, sure. It's happened

  • 6 months ago

    happens more often than many think

  • A C
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    You are more likely to have a mental breakdown than a physical one at that age.

  • 6 months ago

    Someone can die in their 20s from extreme stress, but not when they are 19 years old.

    But as for stressing and worrying, you probably should get a handle on that. Find a way to cope. Maybe learn meditation or tai chi or something.

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    • Chae- Won6 months agoReport

      And this can happen as a kid. Two heart failures by 17 years old. It can happen. There are many reasons I guess.

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