5 Symptoms of a heart attack – before it happens

A heart attack strikes suddenly without warning, and has devastating consequences. Or does it?

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If you experience these symptoms, seek medical help before you have a heart attack

The Centers for Disease Control studied heart attacks. They found that there are five symptoms that you may feel up to a month before your heart attacks. The good news is, if you do notice these symptoms and go see your doctor right away, your chances of surviving, and avoiding a heart attack increase considerably.

Symptoms of a heart attack

Chest Pain: The most common symptom is pressure or burning in the chest. This symptom can occur at any time, and you should take it seriously. Contact a doctor immediately, doing so may just save your life. If you are prone to chronic heartburn, that condition can easily mask this symptom, so it’s best to get your chronic heartburn under control, right away.

Alkaline water can help with chronic heartburn: Alkaline water neutralizes pepsin. That’s the enzyme that triggers the damage that gastro-esophageal reflux causes. Because of this, drinking alkaline water may help you find relief from the constant pain of chronic acid indigestion. If this works for you, you’ll notice that your GERD symptoms will gradually diminish over a course of about two weeks.

Easily Fatigued: If ordinary tasks and light exertion leave you feeling exhausted, this may be a sign that your arteries are clogging up. If your arteries are getting clogged, the flow of blood to your lungs may not be sufficient to recharge your blood hemoglobin with oxygen.

Shortness of breath: The fatigue that results from the heart having to work harder to pump blood is nearly always accompanied by shortness of breath. Because heart problems limit the supply of blood to the lungs, the body simply can’t get enough oxygen to function

Alkaline water may help: Your blood’s ability to absorb oxygen in the lungs is pH dependant. If your blood pH is too low, it isn’t able to release waste gasses in your lungs and take on oxygen. Alkaline water may help you maintain your blood pH in the healthy range so it can absorb oxygen. If this works for you, you’ll feel more energetic shortly after drinking a glass of alkaline water.

Lingering cold symptoms: If a cold lingers for more than a week, it may indicate heart trouble. Be especially on the lookout for pink mucus when you cough. This can indicate that blood is seeping into your lungs. It happens because the heart is having difficulty pumping blood through the lungs.

Swelling: When the heart has to work hard to pump blood, veins can become swollen. The first parts of the body to swell are the limbs and ankles. The swelling is also likely to be accompanied by a blueness in the lips, fingers and toes. This condition is called peripheral cyanosis. If you have swelling accompanied by peripheral cyanosis, see a doctor right away.

“The more alkaline the water, the greater the protective effect on the arteries”

That’s a direct quote from Hard water and heart: the story revisited, the largest ever study on the effects of drinking water on the heart. Researchers found that drinking enough water is good for your heart, but for best results, you want to make the water you drink alkaline water. Here’s why

  • Great source of calcium and magnesium
  • Hydrates better and faster than plain water
  • Can elevate blood pH by as much as 40 to 70%

 

Why you need calcium and magnesium for your heart: Virtually every process in your body depends on calcium and magnesium, and your heart is no exception. The strongest evidence of benefit to the heart from drinking alkaline water is for the magnesium in it. The study: Hard Water and the Heart showed that people who drank water that lacked magnesium tended to have heart problems and high blood pressure far more frequently than people who drank water with healthy levels of magnesium. A water ionizer concentrates both the calcium and magnesium in your water so you get more of both with every glass of water you drink.

Hydration: A glass of water and hour before bed will save your life. Drinking an eight ounce glass of water before bed can prevent a heart attack or stroke. The CDC estimates that 3 out of 4 people are chronically dehydrated. Dehydration makes your blood thicker, and harder for your heart to pump. Alkaline water provides hydration that is superior to regular water.

Blood pH: When you are out of breath, your body is in a state of respiratory acidosis: Your blood pH is too low for your blood to absorb enough oxygen from your lungs. Alkaline water is absorbed quickly into the bloodstream. It has been shown to raise blood pH from 40 – 70% within the healthy pH range for blood if your body is in a condition of respiratory acidosis.

Water ionizers make heart healthy water

Alkaline water is good for your heart. If you can make every glass of water you drink alkaline water, then you are supplying your body with the calcium, magnesium, pH balance and hydration it needs for good heart health. Throughout your day, you should drink about 2 – 3 liters of water for proper hydration. A water ionizer never runs out of alkaline water, so you’ll be able to make every glass of water you drink heart healthy. Could drinking alkaline water prevent a heart attack? Thanks to it’s superior hydration, mineral content, and pH balance, it may improve your chances of living a heart-healthy life considerably.

 

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