SO frightened only 28 and cholesterol 5.8

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So frightened

I got checked as high cholesterol and heart disease is hereditary in my family from the 30s

I'm so frightened at this high number and worried I'm going to have a heart attack in next year.

Please any advice or reassurance from others who have it this high?

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    Thats not right. You cannot predict you will have a HA in the next year, even if your above 50
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    Hi.Dont get so stressed,that wont help anything.I'm 65 this year and have had a cholestrol reading of between 6 and 7 all my life,i have however managed to get it down on my last reading to 5 due to eating porridge { yuk ] every morning.I have always been very fit being an ex body builder and training 5 - 6 days a week,this i dont think has helped as i was taking in 5 - 6 thousand cal's a day.I certainly believe that stress can play a big part in high cholestrol so try and relax a bit,easy said i know but 5.8 is really not that high.

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