Heart attack

Heart attack

Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

The shape of the heart represents a large cone and we see the human heart featured in literature and on television, dreaming of the heart is quite common. As the heart is composed of muscle called myocardium it is surrounded by a sac that is called pericardium. The reason I mention this is because spiritually the heart represents love, happiness, and also protection. The function of the heart is to pump blood around the body. There are many dreams that can feature a heart such as holding a heart or the shape of the heart. I am going to run through what all these dreams mean.

Studies of dreams and the heart

In 2003 there was research carried out by a Swedish hospital into heartbeats and dreams. It was found that chest pain and irregular heart beats were connected to nightmares. In reality heart attacks happen in the morning because this is when the REM sleep happens. Stress is also the cause of these dreams

What is the general meaning of a heart attack in a dream?

Dreaming of a heart attack is a reference to a lack of support and acceptance in waking life. You may have suffered in love and this could be another reason for a heart attack dream. If you see someone close to you having a heart attack then this means you should take care of a specific person and pay closer attention to his or her issues and needs. To dream of dying from a heart attack (either yourself or someone else) can be rather worrying. This dream is a powerful reminder that we need to protect our emotions.

A heart illness in a dream (such as a hole in the heart) indicates problems in the future. If you dream that you are suffering from heart problems, you may encounter issues in your love life. A heart attack could symbolize loss of love, as well as loss of security. You should ask yourself what part of your life needs more love or security. Most of the time, the display of a heart attack in a dream is a reference to our inner feelings. When the heart is ill this suggests the feelings are somehow hurt, especially from a love perspective. A heart disease or heart attack is the omen of restlessness that comes from a person’s search for love and affection. The dream help's one's mental and spiritual health.

To dream of something connected to a heart illness, it means that you will go through unfortunate circumstances, and you can get through them if you try hard enough. Seeing a heart attack in your dream warns you to beware of a temptation. A heart disease means inconvenience, annoyance, a warning about your health, care, attention, danger, delays, and obstacles.

To dream, anything about a heart attack could also be a sign that you have to be careful about who are your real friends. If you collapse because of a heart attack in a dream, it means your health is in danger. The heart attack of a friend in your dream is the omen of temporary troubles. If you see your relatives having a heart attack, it means the danger is getting further away from you. Healing after a heart attack tells you to be careful not to become sick. If in your dream you suffer from a heart illness, this refers to a scam in business, and that you should attend to the choice of your loved one.

Having a heart illness in your dream suggests success and respect in your business. A heart attack could also omen worries and misfortune, but you should not lose your courage, because you will reach the moment of success. Dreaming about visiting people that had a heart attack indicates that one of your wishes will come true. Seeing ill people means frustration and grief. Heart disease in your dream can refer to your inner contradictions and turmoil, hard feelings, difficulties, rag, and bad memories. If you dream of a heart attack, it usually means that you cannot get in touch with your strengths in order to overcome your difficulties. Usually this dream tells you the best way you should handle your difficulties, so it is important to pay attention to details and the hidden message.

Dreaming about heart disease sometimes points to your need of protection, and fear of death. But in most cases, this dream indicates your lack of assurance and guilt. A heart disease refers to issues with your feelings.

What does it mean to dream about a spouse having a heart attack?

The representation of the sadness in your life is portrayed by seeing your spouse having a heart attack. The cause of the sadness could be due to situations or people who tend to drain your positive energy. You will need to re-energize yourself afresh by thinking positively and involving yourself with things which add up value in your life. Heart attacks are often associated with “something out of our control” in daily life that causes your sadness. I am sorry you had such a dream. You deserve to be happy in your life and thus, no time to waste being sad.

What does it mean to dream about a heart attack that felt real?

All dreams normally happen during REM sleep. Everyone needs to have REM sleep and this can be when our nightmares occur. In general, you should not worry about the content of your dream and normally these dreams are connected to our own anxiety and stress in life. Sometimes our dreams can seem so real and vivid. There have been occasion that people have woken up clenching their heart thinking they have encountered a heart attack. In dreams, this represents the way you are feeling at this particular time. If you felt that you were having an attack spiritually speaking this can represent the fact that you are feeling unloved or a lack of support. Feeling sharp pains on waking up could also indicate a health concern. It could be worth seeing a doctor. If the dream though was just vivid in nature and you ended up in a hospital - this can mean that you will be working hard going forward succeed in life.

What does it mean to dream about your mother having a heart attack?

When you have a dream where you see your mother having a heart attack, then it is a sign that, you want to focus on the care and love of others. The fact your mother is having a heart attack in the dream could mean that you are not feeling completely happy at the moment. Suffering a heart attack in a dream indicates that you will be criticized by your closed relatives. If you see another person having a heart attack, this is a sign that you will soon depart on a long trip.

What does it mean to see your father having a heart attack in a dream?

In general, seeing a person having a heart attack in a dream means that you are dominated by a feeling of guilt as you have wronged someone in waking life. You could also experience remorse and fear of loosing someone dear to you.

What does it mean to dream of someone having a heart attack who has passed away?

In a spiritual context our dreams are like getting messages. If you regulary dream of loved ones that have passed over these dreams feel somewhat real, very real! The reason is that they could be visiting you in real life. Way to be a much more open to connecting to the spiritual planes. dream is like a stepping stone. The fact that they have encountered a heart attack in your dream could just be your bodies natural way of coping with this type of dream.

What does it mean to dream about heart problems?

I’ve touched on this in the opening paragraph. If you encounter having heart problems during a dream it could sometimes (on very rare occasions) be associated with feelings of being afraid or worried you might have a heart attack. We cannot judge what we can’t see. There is a fear of connecting with what we really believe when heart problems occur. The dream itself can be triggered by health concerns or even a premonition in very rare circumstances.

What does it mean to dream of holding a heart?

To hold heart literally can indicate that somebody want your love and attention. The heart is a symbolism of both peace, trust and love. Holding a human heart can be quite a disturbing dream however this dream does represent stages you go through in life. This could be your friends, family attentions or the different paths you take on your life’s journey. Dreaming about holding a heart is a positive omen that many social situations take form. It doesn’t necessarily mean that you are going to suddenly see some kind of disturbing sacrifice in real life!

What does it mean to dream of heart surgery?

Undertaking heart surgery in a dream can mean that experiences are going to take form. This is a positive dream and omen.

In your dream you may have

  • Had a heart attack.
  • Seen someone have a heart attack.
  • Seen someone dear to you has a heart attack.
  • You die from a heart attack.
  • Met someone that has a heart attack and dies.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • The person who had the heart attack did not die.
  • Your dream had a positive outcome.
  • Beware of a temptation in love.
  • You learned something important from your dream.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of heart attack

Scared. In pain. Terrified. Surprised. Content. Amazed. Curious. Enjoying. Discontent. Anxious. Worried. Strange. Insecure. Furious. Tired. Lazy. Confused. Upset. Overwhelmed. Offended. Upset. Angry.

By Florance Saul
May 20, 2013