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8 Signs to look out for when your heart isn’t working properly

Every year thousands of people die from heart-related diseases. This is due to the lifestyle we lead. However, this does not happen overnight.

The body sends us signals that our heart is malfunctioning and we must pay attention before it is too late.

8 Signs that tell you that your heart is not working correctly

1- Cough that does not stop

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The cough can be a sign of cardiovascular disease. If it is persistent and is accompanied by pink bloody fluid, it is most likely due to heart failure.

2- Lack of appetite and nausea

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When you have heart disease, you have a lack of appetite and nausea. This is because fluid builds up around the liver and does not allow the intestines to carry out proper digestion. It is usually accompanied by abdominal pain. Don’t hesitate to go to the doctor.

3- Fainting

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get dizzy and Losing consciousness is very normal if you have heart problems. If it ever happens to you, call a doctor immediately and check the condition of your heart.

4- You feel a pain that extends through the arm


Some people experience arm or even elbow pain before having a heart attack. This happens because the pain passes to the spinal cordwhere there are many nerves, and the brain gets confused and thinks that it is the arm that hurts.

5- Swelling of legs, ankles and feet


If the heart is not able to pump well, fluid from blood vessels leaks and stays on the feet and legs due to gravity. It is known as peripheral edema and although there are many people who suffer from it and do not have any type of heart disease, it is a very common symptom. Pay attention.

6- Extreme anxiety


People who suffer from anxiety are often at higher risk of heart disease. Stress, phobia or panic does not benefit at all. Some effects are an increase in pressure or tachycardia.

Prevention is essential if you don’t want to have any problem in the future. So remember, if at any time you notice any of these symptoms, see a doctor immediately.

Have you ever noticed these symptoms? Tell us in the comments!

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