Rheumatoid myocarditis: when rheumatism "bites the heart"


  • Occasional guard
  • Fiznagruzki heart
  • Myocarditis: why rheumatism has a heart

  • Did you know about where you are the heart of afrom textbooks and from the words of your teachers. And suddenly I felt - that's it. And how it hurts! What are the symptoms of a heart attack, whether physical activity useful in case of problems with the heart and rheumatic myocarditis what you will learn from this article. Says cardiologist, doctor of the highest category Tamara Ogieva.

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    Thus, the classic symptoms of heart attack are:

    • strong, oppressive chest pain (lasting longer than 15 minutes)
    • increase in shortness of breath,
    • blue lips,
    • cold sweats and terrible fear of death, which is explained by the general anoxia.
    But! Now doctors are increasingly faced with atypical manifestations. They manifest a sudden acute pain (usually the left side) and bloating.
    So, if there is no clear indication that a person has indigestion, do not do gastric lavage. First you need to eliminate heart problems.

    Sometimes the only manifestation may be a pain inleft hand, left shoulder, jaw, tooth pain (also on the left). If such pain started after an emotional or large fiznagruzki, it has no other logical explanation, it is an occasion guard!

    Fiznagruzki heart

    In fact, physical activity lower the riskof cardiovascular diseases and, very importantly, reinfarction. They help nourish the heart with oxygen, keeping in tone small blood vessels - capillaries.

    Rheumatoid myocarditis: when rheumatism "bites the heart"But sedentary, on the contrary, isone of the risk factors. After all, the myocardium, like any muscle without training zahireet and weaken, blood ejection fraction decrease, and hello, heart failure!
    Besides the core excommunication from active life forms he fears. If any man forbid the load, it will sooner or later be formed, "the hospital's syndrome."

    But stress also need to choose wisely. Running, jumping, playing on the power simulators and other sharp non-physiological movement for our cardiovascular system. They cause an uneven flow of blood to the organs, cramps, high blood pressure.
    On the contrary the same positive effects walking has on the heart (heart attack suffered a cardiologists strongly recommend walking 2 - 3 km a day), calm swimming, yoga.

    Myocarditis: why rheumatism has a heart

    Doctors have a saying: "Rheumatism licks the joints and bites the heart". The most frequent manifestation - rheumatic myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle). It is characterized by:

    • Rheumatoid myocarditis: when rheumatism "bites the heart"weak dull pain in the heart, or simply vague and unpleasant sensations - like at heart "cat scratch";
    • a feeling of heaviness in the chest, especially this sensation is enhanced with a deep breath;
    • heart palpitations, shortness of breath at the appearance of moderate physical activity, such as when picked up the stairs;
    • can be moderate tachycardia - increased heart rate;
    • blood pressure at the same time can be normal - 120 - 130/70 or moderately reduced, for example, 100/60.
    Children sometimes develop a more severe form -diffuse rheumatic myocarditis. It is characterized by rapid heart inflammation, severe shortness of breath, cyanosis ( "heart" pallor), constant severe pain in the heart.

    Therefore, if you have suffered an attack of rheumatism, is required to be surveyed at the cardiologist.

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