Prevention of myocardial infarction in winter

 According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), the number of deaths due to heart disease over the past 10 years was highest in winter, when the temperature dropped sharply, and in March, when the daily temperature difference was severe.

When the temperature drops, the blood vessels in the body rapidly constrict and blood pressure rises.

Myocardial infarction is a disease in which the heart muscle is suddenly blocked by a blood clot (blood clot), leading to death .

Myocardial infarction, which is characterized by sudden occurrence, can be prevented from death and disability if detected and treated early.

- myocardial infarction symptoms

Sudden chest pain lasting more than 30 minutes , difficulty breathing, cold sweat, vomiting, etc., should be suspected of having a myocardial infarction. It is important to immediately call 911 for help if you experience any aura symptoms.

- What is Golden Time?

In the case of myocardial infarction, the optimal time for proper treatment is considered to be within 2 hours. This time is referred to as the golden time. may be

- Myocardial infarction, that is, cardiovascular diseases, can be prevented through lifestyle rules.

Do regular exercise a day. Be sure to quit smoking . Reduce alcohol to one or two glasses a day . Regular blood pressure. Measure blood sugar and cholesterol Consistently treat diabetes, high blood pressure, and hyperlipidemia Maintain healthy eating habits such as vegetables and fish Try to avoid stress and maintain a positive mindset.

For myocardial infarction, stroke, etc., the golden time, the time of treatment, is most important, so if you suspect a symptom of a precursor, call 911 for help and transfer to a large hospital immediately.