One of the most valuable privileges given to the lucky ones among us is health. This gift ought to be nurtured and cared for, and one of the best ways is prevention. So, it’s not a bad thing to eat well, do some sports, avoid bad habits and do a modest amount of visits to your doctor.
Your heart isn’t just a blood pumping machine. We grew up socially to consider this organ as the beating drum of emotions, the ground of courage, and the symbol of strength. While we know that this is wrong scientifically, it doesn’t deny the importance of this organ for our survival. Sadly, since the beginning of the 21st century, the rate of heart attacks skyrocketed with a scary speed.
Buzzyat wants to show you 8 symptoms that could happen in one month before a deadly heart attack.
1 Being Tired all the Time
One of the main symptoms of having a heart attack is the unusual fatigue.
ladies usually report these symptoms more than men.
note: fatigue isn't caused by mental and physical activity and that unpleasant feeling increases by the nightfall. Sometimes, it could reach the point where making a bed or cooking your breakfast become exhausting.
2 Abdominal Pain
If you constantly feel that your stomach is full or empty, bloated, or generally upset, then you could be experiencing one of the symptoms which are likely to appear equally among both sexes.
Note: Abdominal pains right before a heart attack are characterized by crashing you the way a huge truck would, then it eases and returns for short periods of time.
3 Skipped Beats
Arrhythmias usually occur among women, and to make matters worse, they are often accompanied by a panic attack and anxiety. yeah...thank you society. It appears unexpectedly and physical exercise might give an extra unwanted stimulus.
Note: The irregular heartbeats last for about 2 minutes. In case they didn't fade, we advise you to call a doctor immediately.
4 Excessive Perspiration
Sometimes, sweating too much doesn't always indicate your body's reaction to hot weather, but could be a serious warning sign of a heart attack. Be careful not to confuse it with hot flashes or night sweats.
Note: It appears as Flu-like symptoms, damp skin, and sweating too much regardless of temperature or physical effort, and damp sheets by morning.
Insomnia is closely associated with the possibility of having a heart attack and affects 50% of women, like seriously ladies, take it easy on yourselves, the planet needs more beautiful creatures.
Symptoms: Difficulty of falling asleep, maintaining sleep, and waking up early in the morning.
Breathlessness, or as doctors like to call it Dyspnea (I'll never get their habit of making names that are even hard to spell!), is an intense feeling of being incapable of inhaling deeply. This occurs, in both sexes, six months prior to having a heart attack.
Description: A feeling of not having enough air, shortness of breath, and dizziness.
7 Hair Loss
While it is becoming trendy that men look sexy being bald, sometimes loosing hair is a warning sign of heart disease. It affects over 50 % of men, but women aren't safe from the risk.
Note: Be careful to losing hair from the crown of your head.
8 Chest Pain
Both men and women experience Chest pains in different ways and degrees. For men, this is the most important early sign of an upcoming heart attack, while it only affects 30% of women.
Symptoms: Chest pain expand to uncomfortable sensations in stomach, shoulders, neck, one or both arms, or the lower jaw.