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These Are the Heart Attack Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight

Best Life Logo By Morgan Greenwald of Best Life | Slide 1 of 14: Heart attacks aren't always the chest-grabbing, arm-numbing events you'd imagine. In fact, according to one 2016 study from the American Heart Association, 45 percent of all heart attacks in the United States are "silent," meaning they don't come with obvious symptoms. What's more, according to 2020 data from the CDC, a person dies from heart disease every 36 seconds, making it the leading cause of death of men and women in the U.S.So how can you protect yourself from something that's both silent and extremely prevalent? Well, in addition to dropping any habits that are known to hurt your heart, you can also make sure you're aware of the following heart attack warning signs that can easily be mistaken for everyday issues. And for more things you are doing that are putting your health in jeopardy, check out 20 Ways You're Raising Your Risk of a Heart Attack Without Knowing It.

These Are the Heart Attack Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight

Heart attacks aren't always the chest-grabbing, arm-numbing events you'd imagine. In fact, according to one 2016 study from the American Heart Association, 45 percent of all heart attacks in the United States are "silent," meaning they don't come with obvious symptoms. What's more, according to 2020 data from the CDC, a person dies from heart disease every 36 seconds, making it the leading cause of death of men and women in the U.S.

So how can you protect yourself from something that's both silent and extremely prevalent? Well, in addition to dropping any habits that are known to hurt your heart, you can also make sure you're aware of the following heart attack warning signs that can easily be mistaken for everyday issues. And for more things you are doing that are putting your health in jeopardy, check out 20 Ways You're Raising Your Risk of a Heart Attack Without Knowing It.

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