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Possible warning signs your body gives you before a heart attack

Your heart is the engine that drives all of your body's other organs because it pumps out blood for them, which they utilize for their daily functions. It regulates the functions of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems.

According to Healthline, there are warning indications that can indicate an impending heart attack, and these signs can take several forms. Some things you might notice are as follows.

You may experience increased coughing initially. Muscle weakness in the heart causes congestion, which in turn can cause pulmonary occlusion.

It takes several bouts of coughing to expel the phlegm from your lungs. If you have a persistent cough and you also have chest pain and you're spitting up coloured mucus, you should probably consult a doctor.

Your lower extremities, including your feet and ankles, will enlarge. It's possible that the heart's inability to pump blood efficiently is caused by the body's own gravity. Swelling of the limbs is a symptom of poor blood circulation and can be avoided by taking these measures.

The kidneys' ability to maintain a healthy salt balance in the blood will also decline. Some localised edoema could ensue. A higher risk of stroke is associated with foot swelling, which may indicate arterial blockage.

Snoring can increase your risk of a heart attack if either you or your partner are aware that you do so on a regular basis.

You could wake up from this condition gasping for air. Untreated severe OSA can lead to heart problems.

Your heartbeat will become irregular, which is symptom number four. You're now sleeping much more soundly. Your heart is racing, but you haven't had any caffeine or been doing any strenuous exercise. Aside from such symptoms, an irregular heartbeat can also cause neck pain, anxiety, and other discomforts.

The fifth sign is that you'll notice your memory and concentration gradually deteriorating. This may be due, in part, to the development of atherosclerosis. This is what happens when the artery walls become rigid and blood flow to the brain reduces, causing brain tissue to starve.

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