The most common complaint in heart attack
Assoc. Dr. Mutlu Güngör stated that the most common complaint in heart attack is chest pain.
Cardiology Specialist Assoc.Prof. from Bayındır İçerenköy Hospital within the Bayındır Health Group. Dr. Mutlu Güngör stated that the most common complaint in heart attack is chest pain, "Chest pain is described as compression and tightness in the chest area, which is so severe that the patient has not felt it before, sometimes burning and sometimes crushing can not be localized as a common pain and point. " used the expression.
According to the statement of Bayındır Health Group, heart attack caused by the blockage of the coronary arteries feeding the heart is seen as the number one cause of deaths not related to infectious diseases in the world.
In the statement, his views are given by Cardiology Specialist Assoc. Dr. Güngör emphasized that heart attack is actually the result of a vascular disease, and all factors that cause vascular occlusion increase the risk of heart attack.
Stating that the most common complaint in heart attack is chest pain, Güngör said:
"Chest pain cannot be localized as a widespread pain and punctuation, which is described as compression and compression in the chest area, which is as severe as the patient has not felt before, sometimes burning, sometimes crushing. This pain can spread to the shoulders, arms, lower jaw, back. It does not usually spread to the upper jaw and under the navel. It is not a sharp pain in the form of a stinging or cutting pain, it is a common and overwhelming pain. Nausea, vomiting, sweating, shortness of breath may accompany sometimes. can be seen. "
Güngör pointed out that especially elderly patients or those with diabetes can have a heart attack without any complaints, emphasizing the importance of regular check-ups.
"Exercise prevents heart attack"
Mutlu Güngör stated that the risk factors causing heart attack are divided into "unchangeable" and "changeable". Among the unchangeable risk factors are age, gender and genetic predisposition, and among the changeable risk factors, smoking, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, high cholesterol and obesity. reported.
Emphasizing that exercise is effective in the treatment of all changeable risk factors of heart attack, Güngör made the following evaluations:
"Regular exercise plays a very important role in controlling hypertension, lowering sugar and cholesterol, and preventing obesity. In addition, regular exercise reduces the incidence of lung diseases and joint-muscle pain besides heart diseases, and decreases the risk of cancer due to oxygenation. While we recommend sports such as brisk walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, we do not recommend sports that require high pressure such as body based on muscle power, wrestling.