7 Signs of serious health can cause sudden death

Articles Jul 24, 2020 22:50

Experts have warned that the sudden deaths caused by undiagnosed diseases are even more dangerous than those caused by Covid-19.

For many of us, the coronavirus pandemic has made us anxious about going to hospital.

But since the epidemic is under control, the health service center is available and calls on people to seek help if they are experiencing health problems.

Experts have now warned that the sudden deaths caused by undiagnosed diseases are even more dangerous than those caused by Covid-19.

Earlier this week, there were reports that around 3,500 cancer deaths could be avoided over the next five years in the UK.

Doctors are also concerned that people may also overlook the signs of some other serious illness.

Dr. Katrina Herren, director of the clinical screening department at Doctorlink said: it is understandable that if people experience health symptoms that affect their lives, they become anxious and must seek help. .

She added: "Although the pandemic is extremely serious, people have to be assured that the national health service still has systems to treat all conditions - heart attacks and strokes, do not hesitate. Because of the corona virus.

"Here are some of the most urgent health symptoms I hope you should never overlook, as they can be a sign of a serious health problem.

7 Signs of serious health can cause sudden death

What are the health warning signs of decline?

1. Chest pain

Dr. Katrina said that if you are having chest pain, feeling tense, like freezing or a squeezing sensation in the center or left side of the chest, you may have a heart attack and you should call emergency services right away. instant.

"This is especially important for those at risk of coronary heart disease - for example, smoking, being obese, having high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol," she added.

2. Speak hard

If your speech is interrupted or you are confused with your language, you may have a stroke, Dr. Katrina said.

"Other symptoms include drooping face, inability to raise both hands and a severe headache that almost feels like thunder.

"You should call an emergency immediately or have someone else call if possible."

7 Signs of serious health can cause sudden death

3. Continuous thirst

Dr. Katrina said that if you think you're unusually thirsty and no matter how much you drink, you don't feel thirsty, which could be a sign of diabetes. "This is often accompanied by unexplained weight loss, extreme fatigue and more frequent urination," she added.

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If you are always thirsty, you may have diabetes

4. Sudden swelling

Sudden swelling of the eyes, lips, mouth, throat or tongue is often a sign of an allergic reaction or infection.

Dr. Katrina said that most allergies are fatal. When they involve your lips or tongue, the airways can also be affected, leading to swelling and spasms, which can quickly cause breathing difficulties.

She said: "If you are a person with a history of allergy, use your epinephrine pen if you experience these symptoms and call emergency."

7 Signs of serious health can cause sudden death

5. Abnormal bleeding

Dr. Katrina said that undiagnosed rectal bleeding, which is caused by hemorrhoids, could be a sign of bowel cancer.

She added: "Abnormal vaginal bleeding after menopause or after sex may be a sign of cervical or endometrial cancer and blood in your urine could be a sign. of bladder or kidney cancer.

"If you experience any form of persistent, abnormal bleeding, seek medical attention immediately."

6. Change in defecation habits

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Dr Katrina said: "Another sign of bowel cancer is a serious change in your bowel habits. More often to use the toilet and your stools also become looser."

She said this could be a sign of bowel cancer - especially if you're over 50 and have unexplained weight loss and abdominal pain.

Once again she said it was important that everyone should make an appointment with the doctor to discuss their symptoms.

7 Signs of serious health can cause sudden death

7. Chronic cough

Dr. Katrina said that smokers over 40 years of age with an undiagnosed chronic cough, may have lung cancer.

This can often be accompanied by abnormal weight loss.

"If you experience any of these symptoms, seek help from your doctor," she stressed.

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