What are Symptoms of Heart Disease?
Symptoms of cardiovascular disease can vary because there are many ways the disease can affect the heart, blood vessels, and internal organs. In some cases, you might have no symptoms at all. And symptoms can be different for men and women. Learn more about how signs of heart disease differ between men and women.
- Angina (chest pain)
- Shortness of breath
- Arrhythmia (when the rhythm of your heart beat changes)
- High blood pressure. Learn more about high blood pressure.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact a doctor immediately.
Heart disease can cause:
How is heart disease treated?
Your physician can help you create a comprehensive treatment plan that takes your diagnosis, general health, risk factors, and medical options into consideration. They may recommend medication or other treatment, and they will monitor your condition. Having a reliable health care professional is an important part of managing hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Learn more about the treatments for heart disease.
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