Cardiologist Natalya Gavrilova told how to minimize the negative impact of a sudden change in weather on the body.
In conversation with “Reedus” on Wednesday, February 8, the specialist explained that meteorological dependence is a deterioration in the background of changing weather conditions. It is observed in people with chronic diseases of the cardiovascular and nervous systems, respiratory tract, diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
The doctor explained that the symptoms of these diseases can intensify with a sharp decrease in atmospheric pressure, temperature changes, changing sunny days to cloudy, changes in air humidity.
“From here folk omens went like: aching knees – to rain,” the doctor recalled.
The main symptoms of meteorological dependence Gavrilova attributed headaches, weakness, malaise, increased or decreased blood pressure, apathy. She emphasized that such a reaction to a change in the weather is natural for most people without chronic diseases.
“The body is trying to adapt to new conditions, and this is the reason for the changes,” said the cardiologist.
Gavrilova advised not to overwork at such moments, reduce caffeine intake and drink more clean water. With hypotension, lowering blood pressure, a contrast shower helps. If atmospheric pressure is elevated, you can improve your well-being with the help of sedatives – valerian, motherwort, hawthorn, reducing salt intake, hot tea with mint or chamomile.
Also, according to the specialist, “slow deep controlled breathing” will help to relax.
In January, endocrinologist Elena Zyablova said that high-quality, full-fledged sleep, as well as exercises in the morning and frequent exposure to fresh air, will help to cope with weather dependence, the channel notes. “360”.
Meanwhile, according to the doctor, you should not resort to folk methods and consult a doctor. She explained that weather dependence is not a disease, but it can exacerbate existing problems and cause negative feelings. kp.ru.
In September, PhD, cardiologist at the Clinical Center of the First Moscow State Medical University named after Sechenov Khatuna Mindzhiya in an interview with the city news agency “Moscow” advised to include oatmeal, eggplant, almonds, cabbage and dried apricots in the diet for normal heart function. You can also include lean poultry, turkey, and beef. In addition, legumes, fresh fruits and vegetables will be useful for strengthening the heart.
In January last year, a cardiologist of the highest category, Sergei Ivanov, said that high blood pressure can lead to damage to the brain, liver or heart. In addition, the specialist stressed that constant pressure of 200 to 120 can be a mortal danger to humans, the TV channel notes. “Star”
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