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Heart Conditions can affect all age groups, even children. If you have any of the Warning Signs Below you may have a heart condition/abnormality.

  • You faint or have an apparent seizure during physical activity, especially if it happens repeatedly
  • You faint or have an apparent seizure during emotional excitement, distress, startly, or on arousal from sleep
  • You have consistent or unusual chest pain and/or abnormal shortness of breath and dizziness during exercise
  • You have a family history of a premature sudden death of an apparently health person (under age 40)

Speak with your doctor about your symptoms. Discuss any medications or herbal remedies that you may be taking. As your GP to consider a heart condition when evaluating your symptoms. Find out as much as you can about your family’s medical history. If there has been an unexpected premature sudden death (under age 40) ask to be referred to a cardiologist to have heart checks carried out.

Download the warning signs leaflet

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