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11 Warning Signs COVID-19 is in Your Heart

ETNT Health Logo By Alek Korab of ETNT Health | Slide 1 of 13: You likely think of COVID-19 as a "respiratory disease," but the coronavirus has been shown to infect the heart, as well as the lungs, and new research reveals just how much damage it can do. New research published in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine confirmed that patients with COVID-19 could experience: Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) Acute myocardial infarction (a heart attack) Heart failure Dysrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) Myocardial injury (a damaged heart) And venous thromboembolic events (blood clots).Here are the warning signs that you're experiencing each of those, according to the Mayo Clinic, starting with a blood clot.

11 Warning Signs COVID-19 is in Your Heart

You likely think of COVID-19 as a "respiratory disease," but the coronavirus has been shown to infect the heart, as well as the lungs, and new research reveals just how much damage it can do. New research published in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine confirmed that patients with COVID-19 could experience:

  • Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle)
  • Acute myocardial infarction (a heart attack)
  • Heart failure
  • Dysrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  • Myocardial injury (a damaged heart)
  • And venous thromboembolic events (blood clots).

Here are the warning signs that you're experiencing each of those, according to the Mayo Clinic, starting with a blood clot.

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