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Is Coughing A Sign Of Heart Attack
Is it possible to have a heart attack without any warning signs? Symptoms of heart attack (dizziness, anxiety, cough, fainting, etc) are very similar to other conditions, how can I figure out if those are signs of heart attack?
Chest : Chest pressure, shortness of breath, nausea, and sweating are the most common symptoms of a heart attack. Some people will describe it as feeling like indigestion, or may have aching in the arms, jaw, shoulder, or upper back. The likelihood of a heart attack increases as the number of symptoms increase, and the probability is also higher in someone over the age of forty. These symptoms are also more worrisome in people who smoke, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, or a family history of heart disease. However, it is quite possible to have a heart attack with few or mild symptoms, and while less common, they can occur in people under the age of forty. Unfortunately, many other conditions can produce symptoms that are similar or identical to a heart attack, including heartburn, panic attacks, collapsed lungs, and pulmonary embolism. It may be impossible to distinguish a heart attack from other conditions without testing, even for a seasoned physician. For this reason, you should seek care immediately if these symptoms occur. Unexplained fainting should always be checked out promptly. Similarly, chest discomfort or difficulty breathing that lasts more than 10-15 minutes is grounds for going to the nearest emergency room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What someone need to do if he get heart attack with nobody is around? some says one should deep cough. is it true?
Every time i cough it feels like a mini heart attack, small pain in the heart, less than a second, than goes away. 2 days now. Pretty healthy 35yro.
After a heart attack and CHF no congestion no cough 3 months later coughing and congestion 6 months after that no congestion and coughing. What is it?
MI/CHF: One could speculate on the possibilities. There are however several of these. You need to discuss this with your doctor and go from there. There may need to be further tests depending on what has already been done. ...Read more
I've had heart attack & CHF. After had shortness of breathe but was walking 1 mile a day 6x a week. Now cough and wheeze and no breathe. What happened?
Different : Degrees of chf keep good check with your cvd md and get reg tt it is not a condition that will go away needs constant care tt ...Read more
My Dad: heart attack 2.5 yrs ago
LBBB AS inoperable, 90% blockage in 3 valves 87yrs old
Now severe cough when eating, makes him shake. Prognosis?
Dad 85 CAD etc: Sorry to hear about your Dad's problems. Only his physician can give an estimate of his long term prognosis. The issues he suffers from run in families and thus in your family tree. You cannot change your family history but you do not have to repeat it. Learn to feed the roots of your family tree to avoid getting his problems. I would consult with your Dr to see how to hand other factors in you. ...Read more
Dad ex-smoker developed a heart attack and had a stent inserted, he has diabetes and his condition worsened to CHF with ejaculation fraction20%, cough?
Is it true that coughing helps when a person is experiencing a heart attack? If yes, then how is it helpful? What does coughing do to such a person?
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