High air temperature can adversely affect the health of people suffering from cardiovascular diseases.
In Ukraine, a period of anomalous heat. Doctors are sounding the alarm, calling for cores and hypertensive patients to wait out the heat at home. At this time, a high probability of exacerbations of cardiovascular disease, writes the Chronicle.Info with reference to Likar.info.
As is known, the heat transfer worse than all cores and high blood pressure. At high temperatures the body hard loses moisture, thickens the blood, which leads to undesirable consequences. In addition, in conditions of heat in the human body increases the level of sodium.
A healthy body this phenomenon is good, however, if you have cardiovascular disease, the possible jumps of arterial pressure. If sodium retention occurs enhanced loss of potassium, which in turn increases the risk of developing cardiac arrhythmia.
How to survive the heat cores and high blood pressure?
IMPORTANT! MEASURE BLOOD PRESSURE
Cores and hypertensive patients must constantly monitor their blood pressure, especially in the heat.
Doctors advise daily to measure blood pressure at least 2 times a day. In this case it is necessary to focus on the level of 100-130/60-90.
Within these limits, the pressure is normal. If blood pressure raised, you should take antihypertensives, and it is better to consult your doctor who will give you recommendations on how you can best survive the heat and what drugs to take.
By the way, all medicinal drugs that regulate the activity of the heart and blood vessels, you need to keep to yourself, if you are somewhere away from home.
We have all heard about the dangers of air conditioners, but for hypertensive persons and cores it’s a real escape in the heat. However, the air-conditioned premises should not immediately go out.
It is better for 30-40 minutes before turn off the air conditioning so the air is a little warmed and the body has not experienced a sharp temperature changes. If you are afraid of air conditioning, use fans. They just chase the air in the apartment, but if you do wet cleaning, it will be much more comfortable.
Hypertensive everyone knows that excessive consumption of salt can severely hurt his health. In the heat with the diet need to be stricter. Refrain from salty foods and smoked.
Give preference to vegetables, fruits and dairy products. One of the mandatory conditions of normal pressure the heat is compliance with the drinking balance. If the doctor you did not appoint an individual drinking regime, you need to drink 1.5-2 liters per day.