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Signs that your heart is not healthy
5 surprising signs that your heart is not healthy this
We've all read the signs of a heart attack listed on posters in the hospital waiting room. But what if there were other earlier signs that could alert you ahead of time that your heart
This in trouble?
Turns out there Researchers have done a lot of work in recent years to find the signs and patients experienced in the months or even years of enticer to a heart attack.
"Heart, together with the arteries that feed, is one big muscle, and when it starts to fail the symptoms can show up in many parts of the body, "says cardiologist Jonathan Goldstein of St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Here are five clues for you to know that your heart needs examination. Any of these signs - and particularly two or more together - is reason to call your doctor for an exam, says Goldstein.
1. Neck Pain
Feel like you pulled a muscle in the side of your neck? Think again, especially if it does not go away.
After heart attack, some patients remember to note that his neck hurt and felt tight, a symptom they attributed at the time to muscle strain.
People commonly miss this symptom because they expect pain Acute most dramatic and numbness in the chest, shoulder and arm.
Women in particular are less likely to experience heart pain that way, and more likely to feel twinges of pain and a sensation of tightness running along the shoulder and neck down, says Margie Patella, an advanced practice nurse in the Women's Center of
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