Late winter immediate, post full moon and rise and fall in share market all are the risk factors for precipitation of acute blood pressure, paralysis, heart attack, sudden cardiac death and irregular heart beats, said Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee,Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India.

All heart patients especially the ones who take risks in share market should have an extra checkup done from their cardiologist and get their dose of medicines adjusted. They may have to take more medicines during this period.

The rise and fall in share market can lead to acute anxiety or acute depression both can precipitate rupture of plaque causing blockage in the coronary artery and precipitate heart attack. People with small blockages of upto 50-60% are more prone to rupture than people with 90-95% blockages.

The early morning hours are more dangerous and that is the time one is reading the newspaper and gets a shock of his or her life seeing the share market report. Late winter according to Ayurveda is a vata predominant period during which there are fluctuations in the blood pressure readings. Sudden rise in blood pressure of more than 30 mmHg can be extra pressure and rupture the block.


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