Kovid can damage the heart for a long time: Doctors

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New Delhi, 9 May: A large number of patients recovered from Kovid have suffered from heart problems and even patients with existing heart problems have felt its effects. Doctors say that this virus can cause heart injury, heart failure, stroke and damage to your heart. Pramod Narkhede, Cardiologist, Apollo Clinic, Pune said, “People who are ill with Kovid who have heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure and other diseases fall in the high risk category. The virus affects not only the lungs and brain, but also your heart.

Heart problems like shortness of breath, chest tightness and pain, sudden heartbeat, heart attack, myocarditis, swelling of the heart, low pumping ability, heart failure, blood clots and arrhythmia (abnormal heartbeat) Has been found in the patient after recovery from Behind the heart damage can be attributed to high levels of inflammation in one’s body. As the body’s immune system deals with the virus, the inflammatory process damages some healthy tissues, including the heart. Also read: Emirates Airlines to bring Kovid-19 relief material of NGO from Dubai to India for free


Nakherde stated, “Kovid infection affects the internal surfaces of veins and arteries that cause inflammation in the blood vessel, damage to small vessels, compromising the flow of blood to the heart and other parts of the body. Consult your doctor if you feel dizzy, sudden heartbeat, high blood pressure, vomiting, sweating and shortness of breath. ”

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Doctors say that those who have developed Kovid recovery after chest pain or who already have a minor heart problem and are infected with Kovid 19, should go for a heart test to determine the functioning of the heart. It is the need of the hour to adopt a healthy lifestyle and take care of your heart. Don’t forget to go for regular follow up. Try to take care of your heart by exercising regularly, eating a well-balanced diet and following the Kovid protocol.



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