Heart disease is one of the most common health problems men face. By knowing some signs and symptoms of heart disease, you may be able to reduce the risk of serious complications, such as a heart attack.
Heart disease is a term that refers to a variety of heart health problems. These include:
Coronary artery disease
Other infractions related to the heart, infections and birth defects
According to the American Heart Disease (AHA), heart disease affects more than 1 in 3 men in the United States.
In some cases, a person may have obvious signs of easily identifiable heart disease. However, it is possible to develop a heart disease without any noticeable symptoms.
Read on to discover some common signs and symptoms of heart disease in men. Do the symptoms differ in men and women?
A man suffering from chest pain and heart disease
Men may experience pain when they crush or squeeze the chest.
Men and women share many of the same symptoms of heart disease and heart attacks.
However, men are more likely to have symptoms of a known heart attack, such as:
Crush the pain in the chest
Pressure, discomfort or fullness of the chest
Pain in the arm, jaw or back
Short of breath
Nausea Women are less likely to experience crushing chest pain. Instead, they are more likely to have the following symptoms:
Pain in the jaw, neck or chest
Sensation of drowsiness or dizziness
Pressure in the upper part of the back
Fullness, pressure or pressure in the middle of the chest
As a result, women are more likely to ignore their heart symptoms because they are less clear than they are specifically related to the heart.
Signs of heart disease in men
Symptoms of arrhythmia
Symptoms of vascular problems
Symptoms of a heart attack
A doctor may prescribe one or more of the following medications:
Warfarin or other anticoagulants
Digoxin, which helps the heart to work more efficiently
The drug to break blood clots
Antiviral drugs for systemic disorders
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
A drug to inhibit platelets that help the blood to clot
Calcium channel blockers