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Month: July 2021

Tobacco destroys the heart

Tobacco destroys the heart

Cardiovascular diseases are currently the leading cause of death in the Russian Federation. They also contribute to the disability of the working-age population, due to which the level of well-being is significantly reduced and the quality of life worsens.    Everyone knows how harmful smoking is, but, unfortunately, the number of smokers in our country continues to increase, doctors and scientists do not get tired of warning about the dangers of nicotine and other components of tobacco smoke for health,…

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The heart and vascular system of a child

The heart and vascular system of a child

The heart and vascular system of a child is significantly different from that of an adult. Immediately after birth is intense morphological changes of cardio – vascular system. After the ligation of the umbilical cord, the placental circulation stops and the functioning of the pulmonary circulation begins. Arteries in children are relatively wide and more developed than veins. The capillary network is well developed. The most intense vascular growth occurs in the 1st year of life. Blood pressure in children is lower than in adults due…

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Physical culture for heart disease

Physical culture for heart disease

In the modern world, a huge number of people are faced with cardiovascular diseases. These diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in economically developed countries. The severity of these diseases increases every year. Undoubtedly, this is influenced by the climate, lifestyle and rhythm of life. Most people live in a frantic pace: work, home, work. They are not even aware of the presence of diseases of their main muscle.Diseases of the cardiovascular system include: myocardial dystrophy, myocarditis,…

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The main signs of a heart attack

The main signs of a heart attack

Myocardial infarction: causes He who is warned will survive himself and help his loved ones survive. Among the causes of such a disease as a heart attack are both genetic characteristics of the body and acquired disorders associated with concomitant diseases and bad habits. The main cause of myocardial infarction is atherosclerosis . Cholesterol is deposited on the walls of the arteries. It provokes thrombosis. The coronary vessel is blocked due to the rupture or damage of the cholesterol plaque….

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HEART PALPITATIONS

HEART PALPITATIONS

Cardiac causes of sinus tachycardia The main way to regulate the heart rate is an electrical impulse, which is sent by the sinus node in the heart. This impulse spreads to all muscle fibers of the heart and forces them to contract simultaneously: in this way, the main function of the organ is realized – to push portions of blood through the main vessels. Violations in the sinus node are caused by the effects of various substances (hormones, chemical compounds).With…

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Can you fly on an airplane with heart arrhythmias?

Can you fly on an airplane with heart arrhythmias?

Arrhythmia is a widespread rhythm disturbance that often occurs not only in patients with cardiovascular diseases, but also in completely healthy individuals and even athletes. In some cases, a person does not even know that he has arrhythmia and calmly goes about his business. But sometimes a specific diagnosis is made, which is extremely difficult not to pay attention to, especially if you need to fly by plane. Patients with arrhythmia are most often diagnosed with such a form of…

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Which tonometer is better: automatic, semi-automatic or mechanical

Which tonometer is better: automatic, semi-automatic or mechanical

Sooner or later, everyone needs to measure their blood pressure. And if this need becomes systematic, you should think about buying a tonometer. In pharmacies, medical stores and even supermarkets, you will find a huge range of devices. How to understand the measurement chaos and make the right choice? When is it time to look for a tonometer? The belief that blood pressure is measured only by old people is not true. In fact, a tonometer may also be needed…

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