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Re: Cardiologist??
May 26, 2006
i was just concerned because i had high cholesterol when i was around 12 yrs old and now at 26 it's back.i read some where that plaque can start to build up as young as your teenage years.i have weird pains in my chest every so often and i am just worried.does the cardio look for blocked arteries or plaque build up?how can you tell if something like that is going on?
Re: Cardiologist??
May 27, 2006
[QUOTE=troublex2]i was just concerned because i had high cholesterol when i was around 12 yrs old and now at 26 it's back.i read some where that plaque can start to build up as young as your teenage years.i have weird pains in my chest every so often and i am just worried.does the cardio look for blocked arteries or plaque build up?how can you tell if something like that is going on?[/QUOTE]


You had a cholesterol test when you were 12? Wow. Is there a history of heart disease in your family? Do you have high blood pressure as well? I had chest pain a few months ago and found out I had strained the muscle that connects the ribs in the center of my chest.

Jane





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