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11 Signs You Are About To Have a Heart Attack

Heart disease is either the number 1 or number 2 killer of Americans. Heart attacks present themselves differently in each person and even between the sexes.

However, there are enough common symptoms that if you experience one or two of these symptoms suddenly, you may want to either call 911 or visit the ER.

Risks include age (over 65), sex (male), family history, race (African descent), smoking, obesity and diet, lack of exercise, high cholesterol, alcohol consumption, and stress.

You don’t have to have risk factors to have a heart attack, so be aware of symptoms!

11. Chest Pain
Both men and women tend to experience chest pain. In general, chest pain may be pain or may feel like pressure, squeezing, or fullness.

The pain often comes and goes and will last a few minutes. It may occur over several days. People describe the pain differently. Men describe it as an elephant sitting on you; women as a squeezing or feeling of fullness.

Chest pain occurs when your heart is not getting enough…

Most Women Miss These 3 Early Signs Of Cervical Cancer

Maybe it sounds a bit scary, but in most cases, women with early cervical cancer and pre-cancer don’t experience any symptoms, until the cancer grows and becomes more serious.

Most Women Miss These 3 Early Signs Of Cervical Cancer

Symptoms occur when the cancer grows into a nearby tissue.

It is extremely important to make Pap screenings regularly, so you will be able to detect and treat cervical cancer, and other reproductive cancer like ovarian cancer, before they spread and worsen your condition.

The Pap test can locate abnormal cells in the cervix which are then monitored and treated if necessary.

However, there are other early signs of cervical cancer. So, keep reading, and find out more!

1. Irregular Bleeding
Irregular vaginal bleeding is the most common symptom of cervical cancer. It can occur in between menstrual periods or after s3x. It might be disguised as spotting, showing as a slight blood-streaked discharge.

Menstrual bleeding can also last longer than usual and become heavier. If vaginal bleeding occurs in post-menopausal women who no longer have periods, this can be a sign of cervical cancer or other problems.

2. Unusual Vaginal Discharge
There are a few types of vaginal discharge that can be considered as an early sign of cervical cancer. A continuous discharge of these characteristics can be a sign:
  • Watery
  • Brown
  • Tinged with blood
  • Foul-smelling
  • Pale
3. Pelvic Pain
Another warning sign for cervical cancer is pain during intercourse or at other times. It could indicate abnormal changes to the cervix. Cervical cancer can spread within the pelvis.

Signs of Advanced Stages of Cervical Cancer

If you experience any of these symptoms, that could indicate advanced cervical cancer:
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Back or pelvic pain
  • Swelling in one or both of the legs
  • Difficulty going to the bathroom due to obstruction
What Puts You at Risk?
So, if you notice any of the early warning signs, you should act immediately before cervical cancer spreads and become more dangerous. These are the factors that can increase your risk of developing cervical cancer:
  • Having s3x for the first time at a young age
  • Having s3x with a man whose partner had cervical cancer
  • Having many s3xual partners
  • Smoking
  • Mother’s use of diethylstilbestrol (DES) during pregnancy
  • A compromised immune system
According to the American Cancer Society, all of the previously mentioned signs and symptoms can be caused by conditions other than cervical cancer, like an infection that can cause pain or bleeding.

So, if you notice any of these symptoms, you should visit your doctor immediately. Even if it an infection, you will still need to treat it. Getting regular Pap tests will help to detect cancerous cells in time, before they have a chance to spread and worsen the condition: