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My mum had myocardial ischemia and died at 47 can it pass on

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My mum had myocardial ischemia and died at 47 can it pass on to me
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Charogat replied 2 years ago.
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Hi, and thank you for coming to JustAnswer.com with your question.

Dr.Customer:

The quick answer is that the genetics of various disease of the heart and blood vessels can be passed along. This means that you should be followed by a doctor specifically for this purpose.

Dr.Customer:

If your mother had high cholesterol levels then that could have led to her MI. This can be a guide to you to make sure your cholesterol levels are in the good range.

Dr.Customer:

Basically, there are a lot of things that contribute to MI, some are things we can control, some are things we can't.

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