Home Health 6 Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack That Are Always Ignored

6 Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack That Are Always Ignored

6 Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack That Are Always Ignored

But how do you know when you’re  having a silent heart attack? 

Here are a few signs that the American  Heart Association asks to look out for.Do you have a persistent flu? Herbal teas and hot steam inhalation at home  might not fully help. Every one of us feels under the weather once in a while. It can be due  to excessive exposure to cold or catching it from someone. The influenza virus is responsible for  making you cough. You may experience continuous pain in the throat and feel nauseated. The  symptoms usually take a week or two to go away completely. But if you are feeling choked up, even  after a long time, it’s best to see your doctor.

Have you been feeling bloated for a while?

When your heart is not able to pump enough blood  there will be fluid accumulation in your hands, feet, and around the belly. The water weight  makes your regular clothes fit differently. If you’re feeling uncomfortable for a long time  then it won’t be a bad idea to visit your doctor.

Are you sweating a lot these days?

Sweating is a great way to get rid of the toxins  from your body. It’s your body’s natural response to physical exertion or too hot and humid  climates. But if you are sweating rivers,even when the thermostat is turned  down, you need to act quickly.There is also a reason why  heartburn should never be ignored.Having spiced sausages or sriracha  meatballs for dinner can cause a burning sensation in your digestive tract.  So much so that it causes discomfort in your chest. Chest pains are the  cardinal signs of a heart attack.Advanced stages of diabetes are most  commonly accompanied by neuropathy.This means your nerves are no  longer receptive to stimuli.You may not feel anything after touching  something boiling hot or after a needle prick.The same applies to a heart attack as well. A  diabetic may not feel a crushing heart attack that strongly. The nerve damage will  successfully silence it. The pressure,squeezing, and fullness in your heart may  seem just like another digestive issue.According to a 10 year long study, 8%  of diatebic participants had suffered from a silent heart attack and had no  idea about it. It’s that dangerous!

You might have heard that pain during a  heart attack radiates only to the left arm.But that’s not always the case. Sometimes the  pain may occur in the center of the chest, the right hand, jaws, teeth, abdomen, and the  back, too. This backache is different from the one that you get after sitting at your desk  for too long. This is called angina pectoris.I know these signs seem really difficult to  spot but trust me, your body will know when you feel different. These atypical symptoms  may or may not be accompanied by chest pain.Moving along, feeling tired should  never be dismissed as unimportant.It could mean something less serious  but the probability of a silent heart attack cannot be denied. This tiredness  is much different than working through those extra hours at the office  or running an extra mile on the treadmill. It sometimes can be linked with  lightheadedness and difficulty breathing.If you experience any of these then don’t  sit on it. It’s best to go to the hospital.

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