Did you know- One-fifth of the 17.9 million cardiovascular disease-related deaths worldwide occur in India? Heart diseases can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, lifestyle choices, and certain risk factors such as high blood pressure or smoking. Some risk factors can be modified to reduce your chances of developing heart disease. Also, many heart diseases can be prevented and managed well if diagnosed in time.
At Curofone, we provide CardiaoCare Plan in India. We connect with many new heart patients regularly. Most of them share some early symptoms that they missed out on due to unawareness. Here’s a list of the top 7 Signs that most heart patients experience. Renowned Cardiologists associated with Curofone also share similar signs of heart diseases. Learn about it and share it with your loved ones to act for heart care before it’s too late. Let’s get started.
7 Signs You Might Have Heart Disease
1) Chest Pain
Chest pain, a symptom of heart disease, is often described as discomfort in the chest. Chest pain that is severe and lasts longer than 30 minutes or that goes away and comes back should be treated as an emergency because it could indicate a heart attack or any CVD. Keep all-in-one Curome, one of the leading portable health monitoring devices with you to check heart rate, ECG, and BP when you experience chest pain.
2) Stomach Pain Or Indigestion
The most misunderstood symptom of heart disease is indigestion or stomach pain. People often think of stomach pain, a burning sensation at gastrointestinal issues, but it is a key sign of heart disease. The pain usually happens after eating and may last for hours. The pain may be mild or severe, depending on the severity of the heart disease.
3) Heavy Sweating
Excessive sweating can be a sign of many different health problems, but it is most often caused by one of two things: either an overactive thyroid gland or congestive heart failure. The person who has this problem will have a feeling that they are sweating all the time and that they are not able to control it. Keep vital signs monitor handy to check BP during heavy sweating episodes.
4) Arm Pain
Arm Pain is a symptom of heart disease. It can be felt in the arm and chest area. The pain may be constant or intermittent, and it may vary in intensity. As per studies, the most common heart disease that causes arm pain is angina.
5) Choking Sensation
A choking sensation is a sign of Heart Disease. A person might feel a choking sensation in her throat, chest, neck or mouth when you have heart disease. In some cases, a person might feel this sensation when they are experiencing an anxiety attack or panic attack because their breathing becomes difficult. Check your SpO2 levels with a portable pulse oximeter device– CuroOxy.
6) Swollen Ankles
If an individual has swollen ankles, it can be a sign that there is something wrong with the heart. This symptom can also be a result of high blood pressure, which is very common among individuals who are overweight. If you’ve been noticing that your swollen ankles are getting worse and worse, then it might be time to see your doctor.
7) Irregular Heartbeat
An irregular Heartbeat is a sign of Heart Disease. It is also known as arrhythmia. It can be caused by several factors such as alcohol consumption, caffeine intake, stress, and other health conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure. Consider keeping a patient monitoring device like CuroMe at home to check your health vitals- Heart Rate, ECG, BP, and Temperature anytime, anywhere!
Prevent Heart Diseases, Spread Awareness!
Always maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle by exercising regularly, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight. Along with these things, it is important to monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels regularly. Keep the CuroMe patient monitoring device at home. You should also have regular checkups and teleconsultations with a doctor to look for any signs of heart disease early on so that treatment can start as soon as possible if necessary. Feel free to get in touch with Curofone Team for both CuroMe Device and Teleconsultation Services via the Curofone App.
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