12 Warning Signals of Heart attack

These days heart attacks are on the rise among youngsters hitting the gym. Many celebs have also had heart attacks. This has created a rave to go for prevention measures and be aware of warning signals of a heart attack.

A heart attack is often referred to as a “silent killer.” This is because it does not show any symptoms and might occur to cause death without any warning. Many people who are at risk are unaware that they may have this disease. That is why it is considered dangerous and fatal. Knowing and creating awareness about the warning signals will help us take preventive measures for the occurrence of a heart attack. 

Incidence of heart attack 

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular problems are the leading cause of death worldwide. This is accounting for 19.9 million lives each year and more than 4 out of 5 cardiac deaths due to heart attacks and strokes. 

The latest research on heart attack 

Recent studies have shown that there are some warning signals which may cause heart attacks

A recent survey was conducted and published in the Journal circulation which found that a heart attack can be preceded by several warning signs. The research involved 500 women who survived heart attacks. 95% of the total participants notice that there was some uneasiness one month or before the heart attack happened. What were these signs and signals for a heart attack? Let us check out some warning signals for heart attacks.

12 Warning Signals of Heart attack 

Here is a complete list of symptoms and warning signals which may occur 1 month before a heart attack. These are as follows- 

  1. Unusual tiredness and fatigue 
  2. Sleep disturbance 
  3. Sudden shortness of breath 
  4. Anxiety and restlessness 
  5. Sweating and heart racing 
  6. Indigestion and pain in the upper abdomen 
  7. Loss of appetite 
  8. Heaviness and numbness of arms 
  9. Changes in thinking of memory
  10. Tingling sensation in the arms  
  11. Vision change and blurring of vision 
  12. Difficulty breathing at night with uneasiness 

Get examined for heart attack 

It is important not to take your heart symptoms lightly. Never neglect it as it may turn into sudden heart failure. It is important to go for your regular health checks like- 

  1. Blood pressure 
  2. Sugar levels 
  3. Cholesterol levels 
  4. Medical routine check-up with the doctor

Prevention of heart attack 

Here are some preventive measures for heart attacks- 

  • Healthy lifestyle 
  • Eat healthy diet 
  • Keep yourself hydrated 
  • Exercise in moderation 
  • Practice yoga and medication
  • Reduce stress
  • Quit smoking and alcohol 
  • Regulate and monitor the health 
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About the Author


Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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