Heart problems are of different types affecting different parts such as blood vessels, valves, musculature and functional activity. Tests are done according to the cause & type of heart problem and few of them are ECG, 2DECHO, TMT, CT coronary angiogram.
Redness(rubor), heat(calor), swelling(tumour), pain(dolor), and loss of function(functio laesa)
An echocardiogram can help your doctor diagnose heart conditions. An echocardiogram uses sound waves to produce images of your heart. This common test allows your doctor to see your heart beating and pumping blood.
The most accurate method to detect blocked arteries remains an invasive test called cardiac angiography, which requires a catheter to be threaded into heart vessels. But the signs of blocked arteries may also be seen on an ECG.
Yes the warning signs are Pressure, fullness, squeezing pain in the center of the chest, spreading to the neck, shoulder or jaw along with Light-headedness, fainting, sweating, nausea, or shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort, upper abdominal pressure or discomfort.
There are different types of heart murmurs and symptoms may vary for each type. On a general note, common symptoms are skin that appears blue, especially on your fingertips and lips,Swelling or sudden weight gain,Shortness of breath,Chronic cough,Enlarged liver,Enlarged neck veins. In infants, poor appetite and failure to grow normally,Heavy sweating with little or no activity,Chest pain,Dizziness,Fainting.