- If there is a family history of sudden death
- If you have more shortness of breath than usual
- If you wake up frequently with shortness of breath
- If there is chest pain caused by exertion and emotional stress
- Having a persistent cough or wheezing
- Change in sputum color
- If you have trouble maintaining a conversation
- If there is an increase in fatigue-weakness
- Progressive abdominal pain or abdominal swelling
- Increased swelling in the legs or ankles
- If you have loss of appetite, feeling of nausea
- If you have an increased heart rate or palpitations
- If fainting occurs during exercise
If your doctor says you hear an unusual murmur during your routine heart exam, they will refer you to a cardiologist for a heart exam.
WILL MY HEART DISEASE OCCUR IN MY BABY ALSO?
● Since some heart diseases may also have genetic inheritance, you should consult your doctor about the possibility of the same disease being seen in the baby.
● In some special cases, you may be asked to receive genetic counseling.