Thousands of Canadians suffer a heart attack every year. Traditional symptoms—chest pain or pressure, cold sweat, extreme weakness—are well known. But there are more subtle signs you’re having or are about to have a heart attack that can be easy to miss. If you experience any of the following symptoms, see a doctor.
It’s estimated that 20 to 25 per cent of the world’s population suffers from metabolic syndrome. We explore what a diagnosis entails, who’s most at risk for developing the condition and how it can be treated.