Are You Sure Your Heart Works Properly? Check Out These 6 Dangerous Signs That Tell You Something Might Be Wrong

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No one is safe from heart diseases. All men and women and even children can suffer from it for many different reasons. Only in the United States, about 610,000 people die of heart disease each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It is always better to prevent diseases from happening than trying to cure them. Nexter.org made a list of signs and warnings that tell us about heart problems, which you must be aware of.

Persistent Coughing

Source: medicalnewstoday

It is obvious, that cough can be a symptom of by different problems with your health, it might be a cold or it might be a cardiovascular disease. One of the most common signs of heart problem is if a cough won’t quit for a long time and causes a liquid with blood in it. Moreover, cough is a symptom of a more serious problem – dyspnea, sudden shortness and/or loss of breath.

Nausea and loss of appetite

Source: drweil

Many patients with heart disease experience nausea, even if they had a little bite, and a lack of appetite. It happens because of the accumulation of fluid around the liver and intestines that interfere with proper digestion. It is usually accompanied by a pain in the abdomen, and if you are having all of the symptoms, you must consult a doctor immediately.

Fainting

People with heart problems commonly suffer from losing consciousness. The blood flow is blocked from a clogged artery or the narrowing of a valve, hence it is not pumping blood well. If you ever experience fainting, you’d better consult your doctor and check your heart.

Pain in the arm

Source: bodypaintips

You’ve probably heard people say that their left arm was in pain before heart attack. In fact, men usually experience pain in the left hand, while women in both hands and even elbows. The reason for this is that pain from the heart goes to the spinal cord, because there are many body nerves are connected and the brain thinks that your arm is in pain, when the case is much worse.

Legs, feet, and ankles are swollen

Source: TipHero

The reason for this is that the fluid from the blood vessels flows into the surrounding tissues and because of the gravity your legs get swollen. This might happen even if you don’t have a heart problem and it is called peripheral edema. But still, pay attention to this, because it is a very common symptom.

Anxiety

Anxiety is never a good thing, but did you know that studies showed it might be a cause of heart disease? Intense lifestyle, different disorders, like panic disorder and phobias can become a reason of anxiety, hence possible tachycardia and many other heart problems.

It is always better to find the problem in time and prevent it, so if you experience any of these symptoms, you’d better contact your doctor and have your heart checked. Stay safe.


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Are You Sure Your Heart Works Properly? Check Out These 6 Dangerous Signs That Tell You Something Might Be Wrong
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Are You Sure Your Heart Works Properly? Check Out These 6 Dangerous Signs That Tell You Something Might Be Wrong
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No one is safe from heart diseases. All men and women and even children can suffer from it for many different reasons. Only in the United States, about 610,000 people die of heart disease each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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