Heart disease is the number one killer in the world with a mortality rate of 7.6 million per year worldwide. Diseases that we cannot predict and attack can be sudden when we are exercising, walking, sleeping and other activities. The following are the initial symptoms that can make an early warning for us
- Chest pain or pain
There is a variety of chest pain from heart disease that usually hurts like being pierced to spread to the back and even to the arm. This chest pain can arise when you are on heavy activity or resting. His chest pain was like being stabbed, pressed and really felt heavy. This condition is caused by blocking arteries and blood vessels in the heart. Usually accompanied by dizziness and shortness of breath which indicates a sudden drop in blood pressure because the heart cannot pump blood throughout the body.
- Easily tired
Tired due to sports activities and doing heavy work is still normal. But if this fatigue is felt suddenly all day long and feels the body is not fit with the chest feeling tight can be an initial symptom. This is because the heart is not strong enough to pump blood throughout the body so that nutritional intake throughout the body decreases.
- Swelling of the legs
As a result of decreased heart function to pump blood throughout the body, especially in the legs. When the blood flows the legs and is not strong enough to go back up. Usually the swelling of the foot when squeezed will not return to the foot.
- Irregular heartbeat
When the condition is nervous & panic the heartbeat feels fast is still normal. Usually the initial heart attack is different from the rhythm with nervous or panic conditions and also usually appears for no apparent reason, for example, when you are not doing activities or sudden breaks the heartbeat beats quickly and irregularly.