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How Does a Change in Weather Impact Disease Exacerbation?


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Dr. Olesya Savelieva has identified a group of diseases that can worsen when the weather changes.

The doctor points out that changing weather exacerbates many of the chronic diseases that people suffer from: asthma, chronic joint disease, cardiovascular disease, traumatic brain injury, chronic sinusitis, upper respiratory infections and seasonal allergies. Some people also suffer from mental disorders and trauma.

According to her, it seems that sharp fluctuations in temperature and atmospheric pressure are a test for the immune system and the musculoskeletal system of the human body. Therefore, the body weakens when it tries to adapt to these weather changes, which leads to an exacerbation of chronic diseases.

She says: “The most severe complications that the body faces are the exacerbation of chronic cardiovascular diseases. These complications can occur against the background of high blood pressure at low air temperatures. These changes increase the risk of myocardial infarction, high blood pressure and angina.”

The doctor points out that the low level of atmospheric pressure, which is accompanied by high air temperature, also poses a threat to human health.

She says: “In such climatic conditions, the percentage of oxygen in the air is reduced, which can lead to myocardial infarction and stroke. People with chronic hypoxia are most at risk.”

And he adds: Although each person tolerates weather changes in accordance with the characteristics of his body and state of health, there is a way to prevent complications – consult a doctor who will give the necessary instructions for protecting the body and, if necessary, prescribe treatment. the necessary treatment.


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