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Learn the Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

…what are the symptoms of atrial fibrillation? The most common symptoms include a fast or slow irregular pulse that can cause chest discomfort, shortness of breath, fatigue, sweating, lightheadedness or dizziness. Or you may feel no symptoms of atrial fibrillation at all. Some of my patients with AF have…

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Stroke Symptoms for Women

…also want to look for less traditional signs and symptoms as well, including: * Facial pain or one-sided limb pain, * Nonspecific: chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, * Non-specific neurological symptoms, such as hiccups, nausea and non-focal/generalized weakness Should you experience traditional…

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Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Young Women

…) discomfort, pain or pressure * Back discomfort * Pain or tingling of the jaw, elbow or arm (more often the left arm) * Throat tightness * Shortness of breath * Indigestion, or a feeling that if you could “burp” * Nausea or vomiting * Lightheadedness with exertion, dizziness or vertigo * Disproportionate…

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For a Healthy Heart, Make a Resolution of Optimism

…passively waiting for the next prescription from their doctors. One gentleman got up to the microphone and said he was 86, had aortic dysfunction, shortness of breath, arrhythmia, and was somewhat hard of hearing. He had had a quadruple bypass and a knee replacement. "I want to make plans for the next 30 years…

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Should You Get Screened for an Aneurysm?

…as he collapsed and I started CPR. But symptoms of a thoracic aortic aneurysm can include coughing and hoarseness, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and pain in the jaw, neck, chest, or back. If my dad had those symptoms before I’d entered the house, I’ll never know. No one could have…

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Is It Your Heart, Or Is It Lyme Disease?

…cardiovascular symptoms—such as passing out, dizziness, lightheadedness, chest pain that’s sharp when breathing, or profound symptoms of shortness of breath or fatigue. In fact, Lyme disease should be considered any time a person is ill with unexplained symptoms. The first test your doctor can do…

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Stroke 101: Risk Factors for Stroke

…more difficult in women. Women's stroke symptoms tend to be “non-traditional” and include facial pain, one-sided limb pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, nausea, and nonspecific neurological symptoms such as hiccups and generalized weakness. Plus, more younger people are having strokes…

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Heart Attack Symptoms in Women: What You Need to Know

…milder symptoms including: chest discomfort, pain, or pressure; back discomfort; pain or tingling in the jaw, elbow, or arm; throat tightness, shortness of breath; indigestion; nausea or vomiting; lightheadedness with exertion, dizziness, or vertigo; disproportionate sweating with activity; and sudden,…

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