8. Persistent Cough
If you have a cough that just doesn’t want to go away you may have underlying heart problems. This is due to fluid accumulation in the lungs. Fluid accumulation common symptom of heart failure and thus should be treated immediately. A persistent cough is often a sign of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, thus if you experience any trouble breathing which appears to be caused by fluid, contact a physician. A cough can be triggered by many different conditions, but if fluid is the cause the matter is serious.