10 Ways to Prevent Blood Clots That Can Save Your Life

With how much we sit in front of our computers and the TV these days, anyone is at risk of life-threatening blood clots. If these clots happen in our lungs or heart, they can cause extreme complications. However, making the right choices with how we eat, what we do, and what we wear every day will reduce the chances of blood clots ruining our health. Fortunately, Bright Side has 10 tips to share…

4 Ways to Distinguish Between a Heart Attack and a Panic Attack

A panic attack and a heart attack have similar symptoms, such as a strong pain in the chest, sweating, a prickly feeling, uneven breathing, and nausea. The fact that a heart attack can induce panic only makes it more likely that people confuse the two. But despite the seeming similarity, you can learn to distinguish between them effectively. We at Bright Side are certain that if either you…

Panic attack vs. heart attack: How to tell the difference

The symptoms of a panic attack and a heart attack can be very similar, making it difficult to tell the difference. Also, having a heart attack can cause someone to panic, which may make the situation more confusing. If someone thinks they may be having a heart attack, they should seek emergency medical attention. Every year, about 2…

How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke. They predict about 80% of heart attacks and strokes in people under 75 could be prevented if heart health was improved. Unhealthy…