In most of the cases, a heart attack is a consequence of an unhealthy diet, i.e. too much salt and fat that clog that blood vessels. A healthy diet can reduce the risk of a heart attack, but the risk from other serious health problems as well.
When it comes to a heart attack, did you know that the symptoms may manifest even a month before the attack actually happens? Therefore, take a look at the list below in order to learn the most common signs of a heart attack and to know when you should seek medical help:
- Chest pain, usually right below the breastbone, on the left side
- Fatigue, more common in women
- Chronic cough
- Swollen feet and joints due to the heart having problems pumping blood properly
If you notice even one of these symptoms, consult your physician as soon as possible to prevent a heart attack in the near future.
Warning: if you have these 6 symptoms, you could have a heart attack in the next month