Watching out for any type of heart disease symptom you may have is a very smart approach to managing your health.
With this disorder currently on the rise in today's world it is becoming increasingly important that you not only pay attention to the foods you are eating but also what your past background is with regards to whether you are at risk for the condition.
The heart disease symptom you may show will be largely related to the type of disorder itself as well as the severity of it. If it is coronary in nature the largest sign will be angina. This is a discomfort in the chest that will give you a heavy type of feeling as well as feelings of pressure, aching, burning and general fullness. This is sometimes mistaken for heartburn so it is very important you don't overlook it. You may also show signs of having shortness of breath, palpitations, a faster than usual heartbeat, weakness or dizziness, nausea and an increased rate of sweating.
The heart disease symptom that is associated with an attack is slightly different and can either start as a mild discomfort or as a sudden pain. They will be pressure, heaviness or pain in the chest, arm or below the breastbone area, discomfort moving to the back, jaw, throat or arm, feelings of indigestion or a chocking feeling, sweating, nausea, vomiting, dizziness or a shortness of breath and lastly, irregular heartbeats. If you feel as though this may be the case with you, make sure you contact a doctor immediately. It is one condition that you definitely do not want to wait on.
The signs of an arrhythmia or atrial fibrillation will be palpitations, pounding in the chest, dizziness or feelings of being light headed, fainting, shortness of breath and chest discomfort. You may also feel as though you are very weak or fatigued.
If you have an issue with any of your valvles, the signs that may be seen are a shortness of breath, a weakness in the body, discomfort in the chest when going out in cold air, palpitations, swelling in the ankles, feet or abdomen or a suddent weight gain.
Lastly, if you suffer from failure of this organ, you will experience a shortness of breath either while partaking in activity or at rest, a cough that is producing a white mucus, a rapid gaining of weight, dizziness, fatigue and weakness and rapid heart beats. If you notice any of these you need to speak with your doctor immediately.
So be sure not to overlook any of these signs as this can really be a life threatening illness is come cases. Severity is not always related to how strong the signs come on so even if you are mostly feeling well, it is still good to get it checked out.