Cold weather should be more vigilant against stroke!The Beijing CDC has warned that these precautions should be taken

2022-07-14 0 By

People’s Daily Online Beijing, February 16 (reporter Sun Hongli) Stroke is a common cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease.Heart disease and cerebrovascular disease account for 27 percent and 19.1 percent of all deaths in Beijing, respectively, according to the latest monitoring data, according to the official wechat account of the Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention.”Early spring cold weather, but also to guard against stroke!”The Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning that the cold season is a high incidence of stroke.The weather is cold after the snow, and when the temperature plummets, especially for the elderly, it is a high-risk season.The Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention reminds people to take precautions against the cold when going out, and reduce the time for outdoor activities when necessary, especially when the temperature difference between indoor and outdoor is large.In addition, it is best not to go out for morning exercise when the weather is cold.If you want to go out, you should choose from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., when the temperature is relatively high.The amount of activity should not be too large, can choose to take a walk or tai Chi, etc.If the weather is not good, choose physical activities that are suitable for indoor use.What are the causes of stroke?Stroke is caused by blockage or rupture of cerebrovascular vessels, resulting in ischemia or hemorrhage, which disrupts the normal blood supply to the brain and leads to brain cell damage or death, thereby causing various functional disorders.Depending on the area affected, stroke can cause speech, motor, emotional problems and even disability and death.According to the Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the human body is in the adaptation period, with frequent attacks of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.This is due to the cold and changeable temperature, resulting in vasoconstriction, increased blood pressure, slow blood flow, increased blood viscosity, increased heart and brain load, atherosclerotic plaque is easy to rupture, coronary artery spasm, and then induce cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.How to prevent it effectively?How to protect yourself in cold weather?Wear warm clothes, shoes and socks, hats, scarves and masks, and cover your ears, the Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention advised.In terms of diet, some foods rich in protein and calories that can enhance the body’s resistance to cold can be eaten in moderation, but must be “in moderation”, and more attention should be paid to a balanced diet.Try to keep calm, pay attention to rest, maintain regular living habits, and ensure adequate sleep.Patients with chronic diseases should adhere to the doctor’s advice to take medicine, control blood pressure, blood sugar and blood lipid levels, and seek medical advice in time if they do not adapt.Disclaimer: This article is reproduced for the purpose of conveying more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: