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Should I ask my doctor about symptoms of cardiovascular disease?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Yes, you should talk to your doctor if you experience symptoms of cardiovascular disease. All symptoms of cardiovascular disease, such as chest pain, being short of breath, and a racing heartbeat, require medical attention. Cardiovascular disease should be taken seriously as it can lead to heart attack, stroke, and even death. If caught early enough, treatment may reduce your risk of a more severe cardiovascular event.

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