Coronavirus Poses Grave Threat To Heart Patients
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It has also been found that those with heart arteries blockage or heart patients are prone to elevated cholesterol plagues formation due to coronavirus, leading to cardiac failure, he said. He added that heart failure patients may see growing risk with symptoms like breathlessness, fatigue and swelling in the legs. Their heart’s rhythm can also become abnormal with high levels of blood coagulation which can interfere with the body’s clot-busting system, Dr Yadav said. Blood clots in coronary arteries can block blood flow and cause heart attacks.
#Heartpatients are more vulnerable to the novel #coronavirus, according to a #JAMAreport. The virus can damage #heart muscles without blocking heart veins, the report further states. Here is what, Dr. OP Yadav, CEO of the National Heart Institute (@nhidelhi), has to say pic.twitter.com/VXjj3YUKej— GoNewsIndia (@GoNews_India) April 7, 2020