Heart problems can surface as some rather surprising signs. Research show that patients often experience symptoms weeks or months before a heart attack. When the heart begins to take strain symptoms begin arising all over the body. Many of the symptoms are overlooked as being related to other causes. Yet in many cases heart health is to blame. Early diagnosis gives you the best chance of successful treatment. Here are ten signs that your heart health needs attention.
1. Heart Problems & Sexual Issues
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a early sign of progressive heart disease. Yet this is not commonly known by most sufferers. ED happens are a result of the narrowing and hardening of the arteries supplying blood to the penis. Any patient who suffers from ED is at cardiovascular risk. Heart problems can also cause sexual stimulation problems in women. The reduced blood flow to the genitals caused by heart problems makes arousal difficult. It can also prevent a woman from reaching a climax. Men between the ages of 40 and 49 suffering ED are twice as likely to contract heart disease. If you have problems with your sexual health you may need to ask for heart tests as they are not always supplied. It is best to have your heart checked if you have any sex related issues.