GUIDANCE BY AYURVEDA
Cold weather poses danger for those with heart disease for a variety of reasons. Heart attack usually occur in people with build up of fatty plaques in their arteries. For a heart attack to occur some sudden event must cause to crack and rupture at which point blood platelet get sticky and form a clot in the artery.
In a study published in circulation the journal of American heart association
The merry Christmas coronary and happy new year heart attack. By Dr prof Robert kloner. Research shows that the rate of heart disease related deaths rose sharply between Dec 25 and January 7.
Even otherwise a study carried out by Indian council of medical research has shown that heart ailments are replaced by communicable disease as the biggest killer in rural and urban India. About 25 percent death in age group of 25-69 occur due to heart disease. There is an increase of about 10 – 20 percent of cardiac arrest in winter months as compare to warmer month. While season effects every body in a same way increasing the amount of labour done by the heart for a normal person hardly feel stress .But this can be dangerous for a person with weak heart.
There is a combination of factors that increase heart attack.
Spasm of arteries when a person get exposed to cold weather body automatically response is to narrow the arteries so that heat is retained .But for people having arteries filled with plaque the narrowing of blood vessels raises the risk that it will block the arteries and triggering a heart attack. .
Due to narrowing of arteries increase the blood pressure lead a strain on the heart. This has become a double whammy.
In cold weather blood platelet appear to be more active and sticker and more likely to clot .in turn cholesterol levels rises in winter.
During winter there is a change of day and night which causes an increase of stress hormones eg cortisol.
Believe it or not study from Shimla show that heart attack rate jump dramatically after snowfall.
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Do following thing to avoid heart attacks as an ayurvedic physician in India I recommend all the people of world
Do exercise and walking daily.
Wear thermal wear
Take hot drink like kahwa, green tea, coffee, drink hot water to open channel of your body according to ayurveda.
Avoid smoking and tabbacoo.
Take 30ml red wine.
Skip shopping from malls and do online shopping.
If it really cold do yoga with your friends ir neighbours.
Avoid fried fatty and non vegetarian foods.
Take arjunadi churna.