Corona Covid-19 Virus Patients Are at Risk for 20 Heart Diseases, How come?

Suara.com – Researchers point out in a recent report in the journal Nature MedicinePeople infected with the Covid-19 corona virus are more at risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease 30 days after being infected with the virus.

The report found that people with the COVID-19 coronavirus have the potential to develop 20 different heart and blood vessel diseases, including heart failure, pericarditis, myocarditis, stroke, cerebrovascular disorders, and dysrhythmias.

In fact, people who were not hospitalized with the Covid-19 coronavirus developed more cardiovascular disease than those who had never been infected.

“There are 20 heart disorders diagnosed in patients with long Covid-19, the most common being fatigue and shortness of breath,” said Dr. Evelina Grayver, MD, Director of the Women’s Heart Health Program at Northwell Health in NY Fox News.

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Dr. Evelina Grayver says new arrhythmias or abnormal heart rhythms that people experience can be a tremendous disability for many patients.

Illustration of heart disease (Shutterstock).
Illustration of heart disease (Shutterstock).

Researchers analyzed the health records of more than 11 million US veterans. They found veterans who had contracted the coronavirus a year earlier were at risk of 20 significantly different heart and blood vessel problems.

“With regards to Long Covid-19 and cardio symptoms, there can be anything from significant shortness of breath, to palpitations to an inability to complete an exercise,” says Grayver.

Grayver said that many patients suffer from the cardiovascular effects of the old coronavirus, such as myocarditis.

In fact, they are also afraid to exercise. Even though exercise plays an important role in recovery, including himself after contracting the corona virus.

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“People with a history of myocarditis and a fear of exercise should take part in a cardiac rehabilitation program,” says Grayver.