Cardiologists warn of surprising signs – don’t eat this

Without a healthy heart, you probably won’t have a long life. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women, and while there are many signs that you need to take better care of your heart, there are also many less obvious symptoms that paying attention to could mean the difference between life. And death. Eat this, not that! Health spoke with several cardiologists who explained unknown signs of heart disease for you to know about. Read on – and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these things Sure Signs You Already Have COVID.


Dr. Adedapo Iluyomadepreventive cardiologist in Miami Heart and Vascular Institute of Baptist Health He says, “Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, and this persists due to uncontrolled risk factors and health disparities. Obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and physical inactivity are rampant in our country, with greater estimates of 50 percent of the population being obese and/or obese. High blood pressure by 2030. In addition, millions of Americans suffer from heart disease at higher levels than their neighbors due to many social determinants of health.These include poor access to quality health care, food insecurity, economic instability, and a lack of quality education , as well as neighbourhood/environmental challenges.

Dr.. Tarak RambhatlaClinical Cardiologist at Miami Heart and Vascular Institute of Baptist Health He adds, “Many people have heart disease mostly because of untreated risk factors that have evolved to develop heart disease. Therefore, people have a genetic predisposition that causes heart disease without the large traditional risk factors.”

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Dr. Iloyumad explains: “It is estimated that approximately 50% of women who have indigestion as the primary symptom of a heart attack are ruled out. It is important to seek medical attention if you experience severe or sudden heartburn associated with shortness of breath or cold sweats. Or physical exertion.Here are some of the hallmarks to help you determine if it’s heartburn or possibly a heart attack:

Heart attack

Tightness, squeezing, stabbing, or dull pain, often in the middle of the chest

Pain that radiates to the shoulders, neck, or arms

Irregular or rapid heartbeat

Cold sweat or wet skin

Dizziness, weakness, or lightheadedness

– Shortness of breath

Nausea, indigestion and sometimes vomiting

Symptoms appear with physical exertion or severe stress

Heartburn (indigestion or reflux)

Burning chest pain that begins in the sternum

Pain that moves up your throat but doesn’t usually spread to your shoulders, neck, or arms

Feeling that food is returning to your mouth

A bitter or sour taste in the back of your throat

Pain that gets worse when lying down or bending over

Symptoms appear after eating a large or hot meal.

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Dr. Paula Montana de la Cadenaa cardiologist in Miami Heart and Vascular Institute of Baptist Health Shares, “Pregnancy-related complications, such as high blood pressure (hypertension during pregnancy), preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, preterm labor, giving birth at a young age, pregnancy loss or placental abruption can be an unknown sign of heart disease. While still Researchers are trying to understand the relationship between pregnancy complications and heart disease, which woman is at risk of heart disease if she has pregnancy complications. Years later, women may not connect the dots because no one has assured them that they need to continue to be monitored. But, even if they improve Things after pregnancy you need to monitor your health and have regular checkups It is important that women and their doctors are aware of the risks Many health care providers do not Ask about previous pregnancies, so women should alert their doctors if they have experienced these problems I recommend Also that women with pregnancy complications be closely screened for hypotension and type 2 diabetes. It is also important to note that the onset of a cardiovascular condition can take years, which is an additional reason for women to pay close attention to You will keep them healthy. Women tend to be in denial when they see their numbers start to rise due to blood pressure or cholesterol, especially if they are only in their 30s and 40s. They blame it on stress. They tend to make excuses for their results, which is unfortunate because they are at an age where they can really benefit from preventative measures.”

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Dr. Rambhatla says, “Early indicators that someone might have a heart attack are the presence of new symptoms or worsening symptoms in an unstable pattern. For example, a new onset of chest pain or stress symptoms, or a change in chronic symptoms. For example Severe chest pain with the same level of exertion or a decrease in the ability to exercise may be a warning sign of an unstable situation.”

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According to Dr. Rambhatla, “Women can present differently than men and with more subtle and atypical symptoms, so raising awareness is very important – especially in women who have risk factors for heart disease. Symptoms of a woman’s heart attack can include nausea, heartburn in the stomach, shortness of breath, sweating, dizziness, unusual tiredness, discomfort in the jaw/neck/abdomen/above the shoulders.If there is chest pain, it can be less severe than in men and not always the classic chest pain that radiates down the arm left hand.”

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Dr Illoymad says: “The American Heart Association has determined optimal cardiovascular health based on seven risk factors that people can improve through lifestyle changes: stopping smoking, increasing physical activity, losing weight, eating a nutrient-rich, balanced diet, and reducing blood sugar/glucose, and cholesterol control and blood pressure management. People with at least five out of seven perfect scales have a 78% lower risk of heart-related death than people without perfect scales.”

“The best way to prevent heart disease is aggressive primary prevention,” says Dr. Rambhatla. “This means preventing the disease before it develops. The best way to do that is to know your numbers (lipid plate, HbA1c (blood control marker over 3 month), BP about By ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, BMI Any abnormality should be evaluated by a physician and treated either medically or with lifestyle changes (Mediterranean diet/dash diet, exercise) The CT calcium score is useful to guide initial preventive strategies. larger to determine if a person would benefit from lipid-lowering therapy.”

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Dr. Rambhatla reminds us: “Please see your doctor annually, know your numbers, and start prevention now to avoid having to treat the disease after it has started. Even if we feel healthy now, the goal is to prevent and avoid a heart attack in the next 10-20 years, because if We had underlying heart risk factors that we are not aware of, these can develop into real disease in 10 to 15. It’s best to address them now and if no risk factors are found, it’s important to re-evaluate every few years because our bodies change as we age Sometimes heart disease or risk factors remain undiagnosed until it is too late.”

Dr. Iloyumad adds: “It is very important that your battle against heart disease begins with preventive care. Find a primary care physician, know your health information/data, practice healthy living and educate yourself about your personal risk of developing heart disease.”

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