Symptoms of cardiac pathologies

Symptomatology on cardiovascular malalties

Symptoms of heart problems

Warning symptoms of cardiac pathologies


Cardiovascular diseases are conditions of the heart and blood vessels, both of which are different risk factors that determine the predisposition to have a serious cardiovascular disease.

The main cardiovascular diseases are coronary heart disease, associated with atherosclerosis and cerebrovascular disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) with a study affirms that cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of death.. Everyday more people suffer from cardiovascular diseases than from other pathologies.

Cardiac diseases have increased by 41% in the last two decades, amounting to 18 million deaths due to cardiac diseases. Also worth noting are congenital heart diseases and deep vein thrombosis.

The warning symptoms of heart problems can be diverse, but they are always related to the heart, which is responsible for pumping the blood that carries oxygen to the brain and organs.

The causes of suffering from heart disease are multiple, among the most common diseases we can highlight arrhythmias, heart attacks, muscle and heart valve diseases, congenital heart diseases or stress or blockage of coronary arteries.


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Factors such as high cholesterol, hypertension or diabetes greatly increase the risk of developing some cardiac pathology, so going to the cardiologist periodically ensures control and monitoring of the health of our heart.

Most common symptoms of cardiac diseases

It is important to know that Cardiac malalties are developed by the temps and silently. That is to say, we can feel the symptoms many times of having problems or problems and not at all.

Some of the most common signs that could indicate that you have a heart problem are the following:

  1. Difficulty breathing: This is a symptom of heart failure and is caused by the heart not being able to pump the blood with the heat. In these cases, blood can stagnate in the veins leading to the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing.
  2. Cough or wheezing:  A long-term cough may also be a sign that fluid is accumulating in the lungs, also increasing the difficulty of breathing.
  3. Inflammation of bones, turmells and peus (edema): The blood flow becomes slow and reverts to the veins of the meats, causing the fluid to accumulate in these tissues.
  4. Pit pain: Parlem of pit angina, one of the most common heart diseases. The sun will pass when the heart does not replenish blood or oxygen. The type of pain can vary from person to person.
  5.  Fast or irregular heart rate: When the heart cannot pump the blood correctly, it tends to beat faster to try to maintain the rhythm, causing subsequent palpitations. A fast or irregular rhythm can also be a symptom of arrhythmia.

The most common cardiac malalties

As mentioned above, the warning symptoms of heart problems can be minor. Finally, all of them are an indication of the possible cardiac disease that may be developing in the body.


Recognition of the heart, cardiology prevented cardiovascular malalties


Cardiac malalties cause millions of deaths every year, especially in the United States, and are the main cause of death from malaltia. These are some of the most common:

  1. Angina of pit: Els pit tonsils cause pain to the pit and can be classified into two types: stable and unstable. The first time, the person felt pain during physical exercise, the second time, the pain appeared both longer and unexpectedly, when they were resting.
  2. Arrhythmia: This is one of the most common diseases and consists of irregular heartbeat, when the electrical impulses that regulate the heart rate do not work properly.
  3. Myocardial infarction: It appears violently and is a malady caused by the deterioration and obstruction of the arteries of the heart.
  4. hypertension: This malaise is based on elevated blood pressure levels and can cause a multitude of medical conditions, such as stroke or kidney failure.

Take care of your cardiovascular health

Take care of cardiovascular health to prevent heart problems
 The long term is fundamental. Amb l'edat, the maladies of the body can increase, it is for this reason that it is recommended to take a series of measures that help to lead a healthy lifestyle.

  1. Integrate a Balance diet i healthy Our habits allow us to control our weight, which is essential to prevent heart problems derived from high cholesterol, triglycerides or diabetes. Excess weight or obesity are two very common causes of heart disease.
  2. El consumption of alcoholic beverages or tobacco They can increase blood pressure and increase the risk of having a heart attack or cardiovascular accident.
  3. practice physical exercise It is also one of the essential habits to reduce risk, since thanks to it it stimulates circulation and helps balance cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure.

If you think you may have any symptoms, we strongly recommend that you go to your medical center and consult with your capçalera metge regarding any indications or illnesses that you may have.