Listen to warnings

Early signs of heart disease:

Early signs of heart disease:

l Dizzy spells or fainting fits

l Discomfort following meals, especially if prolonged

l Shortness of breath after slight exertion

lFatigue without otherwise explained origin

l Pain or tightness in the chest is a common sign of coronary insufficiency and is usually constrictive in nature. It is located behind the chest bone with radiation into the arms or a sense of numbness or a severe pain in the centre of the chest.

l Palpitations.

Heart attack and stroke warning signs:

l Heavy pressure in the centre of the chest.

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