According to the CDC, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of U.S. men and women, accounting for 40% of all U.S. deaths. That's more than all forms of cancer combined.
Why is heart disease so deadly?
Many people ignore symptoms and are slow to seek help when the indicators arise. It might not be an immobilizing chest pain where you know you need to call 911. For example, pain or pressure in the chest can be a sign of of a heart attack.
Renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Lishan Aklog shares the vital heart symptoms you shouldn't ignore.