What Are Some Common Symptoms Associated With Heart Disease?

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Symptoms of heart disease in blood vessels include shortness of breath, chest pain, chills, weakness, tingling or pain in the limbs, and discomfort in the neck, throat, jaw, back or upper abdomen, notes Mayo Clinic. Alterations to the heartbeat, shortness of breath, dizziness and fainting indicate heart disease caused by arrhythmias.

If heart defects are the cause of the heart disease, symptoms include a pale blue or gray skin tone, swelling in the legs, around the eyes or abdomen, and fatiguing easily during activity. Heart disease resulting from a weak heart leads to breathlessness, whether busy or at rest, fatigue, a fluttering or pounding heartbeat, and dizziness, reports Mayo Clinic.