Sexual problems, snoring, and bleeding gums are typically thought to be minor health problems. And so, most people who experience the issues tend to just ignore them.
However, these seemingly insignificant problems are actually some common symptoms of heart disease â€“ the number one killer in the world.
When the heart and arteries begin to fail, symptoms manifest in otherwise unrelated parts in the body, revealed Dr John Erwin, a cardiologist from Texas A&M Health Science Center.
Dr Erwin has however revealed six of the most common and most surprising symptoms of heart disease that people need to be aware of. Keeping an eye out for these problems can lead to earlier detection of the disease and help save lives, he added. Find the six signs below right after the cut...
- Sexual dysfunction
- Snoring or sleep apnea
- Bleeding, sore or swollen gums
- Shoulder or neck constriction or aching
- Puffy feet and legs
- Indigestion or heartburn.