With heart disease, there is a high risk of adverse outcomes due to coronavirus infection.
Patients who have previously had a coronavirus infection can get complications from cardiovascular diseases. The General Director of the N. N. V. A. Almazov of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Russian Cardiological Society Evgeny Shlyakhto.
First of all, you need to see a doctor and carry out the necessary procedures to identify complications in heart disease. You can not postpone the reception if there are interruptions in the work of the heart. The main symptoms of complications are attacks of suffocation, rapid heartbeat and swelling of the lower extremities, prolonged shortness of breath.
"Patients with cardiovascular diseases are a particularly vulnerable group in the situation of the spread of a new coronavirus infection, since they have both a high risk of severe course and unfavorable outcomes of COVID-19, and an increased risk of worsening the course and development of complications of cardiovascular disease," the press quotes -service of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, words of Evgeny Shlyakhto.
According to the specialist, it is necessary to observe precautions for coronavirus infection. Measures include wearing masks, gloves and maintaining social distance.
If a doctor has prescribed a diet or medication, all prescribed measures must be followed.
“We are good at preventing and treating - if we pay due attention to it in time,” the expert concluded.
As of November 14, 2020, 1,903,253 cases of Covid-19 coronavirus infection were recorded in Russia. Over the past day, the number of infected people has increased by 22 702 people.