According to the CDC, about 610,000 people from heart disease every year in the U.S. While there are many factors that can contribute to heart disease, like genetics, most of what it comes down to is lifestyle choices. The good news is, our bodies are amazing, and if you know the signs, you can prevent heart disease and stop it in its tracks. Keep reading to find out the 10 most common warnings your body is trying to give you about your heart health!
Unexplained Pain In The Arm
You may know that a warning sign of a heart attack is feeling pain or numbness in the left arm, but did you know the location of pain can be different for men and women? Men often say they felt a pain in their left shoulder or bicep before a heart attack, while women have reported pain in both arms, and even in the elbow shortly before a heart attack. The pain comes from your heart – but it travels down your spine and your nerves spread the pain throughout the body.