What is your heart telling you?
Five ways your heart is talking to you or your loved ones.
Our dedication to learning and innovation is meant to improve your health care and your overall health. It is our sustaining pledge to the Palouse community. As part of this commitment, we have identified five warning signs from your heart that you should never ignore. These are symptoms that arise either singularly or in multiples for disease states like arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, or heart failure, typical diagnoses for cardiology patients.
If you or a loved one is experiencing one or more of the following symptoms, you can take charge of your health or get peace of mind by getting expert care, close to home at the Palouse Heart Center.
Listen to your heart: Five ways your heart is talking to you.
Symptoms of heart failure can include:
Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease
The most common symptom of coronary artery disease is angina, or chest pain. Angina is often can described as a squeezing, or painful feeling in your chest and can be mistaken for heartburn or simple indigestion. Angina may also be felt in the shoulders, arms, neck, throat, jaw, or back. Other symptoms of coronary artery disease include:
Symptoms of Arrhythmias
When symptoms of an abnormal heartbeat, called arrhthmia, are present, they may include:
Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a type of arrhythmia. Most people with AF experience one or more of the following symptoms:
It's important to remember that some patients with atrial fibrillation have no symptoms or fleeting encounters. Episodes may be brief and it varies, from patient to patient.
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Pullman Regional Hospital Clinic Network, DBA Palouse Heart Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.