Cardiologist explains how to recognize hidden signs of heart disease

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The doctor named three hidden symptoms that speak of the development of cardiovascular diseases.

Doctor of Medical Sciences, cardiologist Dmitry Napalkov urged to listen carefully to the body, “do not wave your hand at yourself” and do not self-medicate. He named three symptoms that should always be watched. The doctor referred to them as an increase in blood pressure. The doctor explained that this symptom should not be attributed to overwork or a change in weather, even if the state of health is normal. When such a symptom appears, it is imperative to consult a doctor. According to the doctor, the second important point is associated with a violation of the heart rhythm and the development of various arrhythmias. In these cases, the disease can also be asymptomatic, said the specialist on the air of the radio station “Moscow speaking”.

According to the cardiologist, arrhythmias increase the risk of blood clots in the heart. This clot can break off and almost completely block the lumen of any vessel. Therefore, it is important not to ignore the arrhythmia that has arisen, but to consult a specialist.

In addition, the cardiologist advised to monitor cases when a light-headed state appears and blood pressure drops.

– A light-headed state can be when a person develops some kind of serious arrhythmia, this may not be a typical manifestation of myocardial infarction, stroke, – said the doctor.

With such symptoms, you need to contact a specialist to draw up a detailed examination plan, the cardiologist added.

Note that the material is for informational purposes only and does not replace expert advice.