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how do i know if i have a heart condition?

how do i know if i have a heart condition?
Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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at your age..signs of:
.exertional dyspnea/PND
.fatigue/sweating
.pounding heart
.headache/blurring of vision
.excess white sputum
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Bhanu's  Response
Exactly what do u mean by heart condition since heart diseases r of manyt ypes - 1 conginital since birth when symptoms start right after birth or after few months . Valvular heart diseases - in which the heart valves may become narrow or can't close completely usually of rheumatic origin after infection of streptococcal sore throat. Ischemic or coronary heart disease - heart couldnot get enough o2 due to narrowing of coronary arteries which supply heart muscle. Age related hypertensive heart disease. What is ur age. Why u feel that u have a heart condition. The common symptons of heart problam r usually one of these like palpitation, Awareness of missed beats ,Breathlessness on exertion , Pain chest which radiates to lt. arm or back ,associated with sweating or nauses,Vertigo or sudden attacks of darkness etc. list is quite long u shuld be clear about what u want 2 know exactly.
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