Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy made an important suggestion to young people on Friday. He urged young people who practice difficult workouts to see doctors to analyze their body condition before going to the gym. While many young people suffer from heart attacks, doctors advise people, especially young people, to be careful and keep their health in mind.
It will be prudent to get a proper heart evaluation before signing up for a gym program. An ECG, an Echo and a stress test (
For people over 40, it is important to get a proper heart assessment before enrolling in a gym program. People who have had a covid-19 infection should also get a heart evaluation and a green signal from a cardiologist or doctor before engaging in a gym workout, Dr.
Lifestyle a major challenge
When we hear about cases of younger people who have lost their lives due to a heart attack, this problem is highlighted. Dr.
Heart attacks are more and more common in young adults. This can be attributed to factors such as stress, lack of sleep, and an unhealthy lifestyle.
– Dr Sanjay Bhat, Aster CMI Hospital
Due to the recent covid pandemic, people who exercised also reduced their activity level and became sedentary. Smoking has increased dramatically among young people. Stress levels have increased and there is no work-life balance among IT professionals, said Dr Divya Marina Fernandes (consultant – specialist in interventional cardiology and heart failure, hospital Aster RV).
âAs a result, there is an early onset of diabetes and hypertension in young people, which goes unnoticed. There are a few heart rhythm and heart muscle disturbances that can be detected by regular ECG and ultrasound screening which, if not treated in time, lead to sudden cardiac death. People have stopped getting regular checkups for fear of a pandemic, delaying the diagnosis of heart attacks. The consumption of narcotics and recreational drugs has also increased significantly. They can lead to heart attacks on their own and very rapid heart rates called ventricular arrhythmias resulting in sudden cardiac death even in the absence of cholesterol deposits, âshe said.