Cardiologist Balina: weeding in a standing position is fraught with a “country heart attack” for heart patients

Russians are actively moving to their dachas, and doctors are recording a sharp increase in the number of heart attacks. Cardiologist Valentina Balina told how to maintain your health during summer stress.

Most people wean themselves off exercise over the winter, and in the spring they suddenly get down to business. This is a great stress for the body, and heart patients are at particular risk.

— Those who have cardiovascular diseases need to minimize country work. Carrying weights of more than five kilograms, digging the earth is strictly prohibited; if this is weeding, then only in a sitting position, the doctor noted.

She advises visiting a cardiologist before going to the country, continuing to take medications and adding emergency medications to your home medicine cabinet.

Balina also recommended not to spend the night alone: ​​if something happens, there will be someone to call a doctor.

If a person has pain and pressure behind the sternum, dizziness has begun, the heartbeat has become abnormal, the skin has turned pale, you need to come in go to a cool room and relax. If the symptoms do not go away within 10-15 minutes, you need to take immediate action, says the message from the Tyumen Design Bureau No. 1.

Let us recall the symptoms of a heart attack:

1. Feeling of pressure, squeezing, burning or pain in the chest area. The pain may spread to the arms, neck, jaw, back or abdomen.
2. Shortness of breath: difficulty breathing or a feeling of shortness of breath.
3. Cold sticky sweat.
4. Feeling weak, tired, dizzy, or faint.
5. Stomach discomfort, nausea or vomiting, which may be associated with a heart attack.
6. Pain or discomfort in the neck, jaw, shoulder, arm or back.

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