Frequent unusual fatigue and lethargy may be a sign of an early onset of heart disease. This happens as the heart is unable to pump enough blood for the body’s needs, including the brain or muscle. Do see a cardiologist if you often feel tired for no reason, or if you feel exhausted doing activities that were not tiring for you in the past.
2 Shortness of breath (Dyspnea)
Shortness of breath is easy to dismiss as people who do not work out regularly tend to experience this condition. However, it can be a sign of heart disease if your regular daily activities, like climbing a short flight of stairs, leaves you breathless. Cardiovascular-related shortness of breath is often caused by coronary artery disease, a weak heart (cardiomyopathy), pericardial disease, heart valve disease and cardiac arrhythmias.
3 Chest discomfort
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