TRIBUNMANADO.CO.ID – It turns out that heart disease and Covid 19 there is a close relationship.
Both of these diseases are known to be very dangerous diseases at this time.
For this reason, patients who have heart disease affected by Covid-19 must be aware of recurrence and disease heart attack.
Heart and blood vessel specialist dr. Rony Marethianto Santoso, Sp.JP said, Covid-19 causes inflammation in the coronary blood vessels.
As a result of inflammation, the plaque in the blood vessels in coronary heart sufferers becomes brittle, so the risk is released and circulates in the blood vessels. That condition is a heart attack.
There is a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases or common names for heart disease, including coronary heart disease, congenital heart disease, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, and heart valve disease.
Doctor Rony explained, in patients with heart rhythm disorders, when infected with Covid-19, usually there are symptoms of fever so that metabolism increases, and it is difficult to breathe.
This Covid symptom will cause heart rhythm disturbances to appear. The inflammation or inflammation that occurs will damage the heart muscle cells so that it becomes the biggest threat and ultimately heart failure and occurs heart attack.
“With the covid infection, it is getting worse for people with heart. Those who already have risk factors increase 2-3 times heart attack in developed countries, in developing countries it could be bigger, ”said Doctor Rony in a conversation with Radio Sorona with the theme Beware of Close Relationships between Jantun Pain and Covid-19, Wednesday (30/9/2020).
He explained, to avoid happening heart attack or recurrence, in cardiac control patients should be done even during a pandemic.