Neurologist Anna Terekhova spoke about the possible impact of a sharp change in weather on health.
“The efficiency decreases, the state of health worsens, depression, irritability, and sleep disturbances appear. And in people with chronic diseases, their course is aggravated, there may be an exacerbation,”she said in an interview with Nation News.
According to her, it all depends on the sensitivity of the autonomic nervous system of a person, and the higher it is, the more influence the change in weather has.
As Terekhova noted, women and the elderly most often react to drops. Also susceptible can be those who are under constant stress or intense stress, who do not eat properly, the expert said.
Terekhova emphasized that during sharp weather changes one should not skip taking medications. She advises switching to low-fat food, increasing the consumption of vegetables and fruits, and taking walks in the fresh air.
Earlier, Sergei Tokarev, the chief freelance specialist of the Ministry of Health of Russia for medical prevention in the Ural Federal District, in an interview with URA. RU, commented on the possibility of weather dependence in COVID-19 patients.