The heart is one of the major parts of the body’s circulatory system. It is saddled with the responsibility of pumping blood all through the body. This blood sends oxygen and nutrients to all parts of your body and carries away unwanted carbon dioxide and waste products. Your heart will continuously be in action all through your lifetime and that is why you need to take very good care of it.
Since the heart is a very delicate organ and is prone to damage, you must have the proper knowledge of some disease that can affect the heart and its symptoms. Heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. This can kill when the right step is not taken on time. That is why you need to try your best and avoid the risk factors.
There are certain signs your body gives you when your heart is affected. Some of the signs of heart disease and failure you should never ignore include:
1. Nausea, indigestion, heartburn, or stomach pain.
2. Chest discomfort.
3. Pain that spreads to the arm.
4. You get exhausted easily.
5. Throat or jaw pain.
6. You feel dizzy or lightheaded.
Once you begin to observe these signs, seek medical attention immediately. Some things can increase your risk of developing heart disease. Some of them include;
2. High cholesterol.
5. Being overweight or obese.
Health is wealth. Your ability to stay healthy is in your hands hence try and adhere to the tips of this article for the sake of your health.
Thanks for reading.
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