Why is heart disease a major killer?


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Izzy SouthernGirl Profile

What ever causes the disease it could possibly end up in your heart. I would recommend to go see a doctor.

Carson Holden Profile
Carson Holden , Heart Issues, answered

Nowadays heart problems arise more then in early years. People tend to eat more unhealthy food and their physical fitness is not up to the mark. Due to this there are many people who suffer from obesity, cholesterol, asthma etc. Hence there blood pumping mechanism hampers gradually and they get stroke attacks causing more people to die from Heart Attacks.

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Dr Dharma Rakshaka Ayapati , cardiothoracic surgeon in Hyderabad has numerous years of experience in the field of Cardio thoracic.Specializes in performing heart surgeri, answered

Know the warning signs and symptoms of a heart attack so that you can act fast if you or someone you know might be having a heart attack. The chances of survival are greater when emergency treatment begins quickly.

major warning signs and symptoms:

  • Chest pain or discomfort.
  • Upper body pain or discomfort in the arms, back, neck, jaw, or upper stomach.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Nausea, lightheadedness, or cold sweats.

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