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Rule Out Risk Of Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)

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What is Myocardial Infarction?

Myocardial infarction is the medical name for a heart attack. It is a life-threatening condition that occurs when oxygen rich blood flow to the heart muscle abruptly stops. This is mostly due to blockage in one or more coronary arteries. This blockage is due to plaque, a substance mostly made of cholesterol, calcium and other cellular waste. When you open up the plaque you can see cells  called macrophages, the big eaters of our immune system.  These cells attach themselves to the damaged vessel wall, where they ingest the LDL.  When the plaque ruptures, you’re really in  trouble. It leads to the formation of a blood clot,  or thrombus, that blocks the blood flow in the artery. A heart attack in some cases may be fatal and result in death.

Symptoms of Myocardial Infarction

Tightness or squeezing sensation in the chest

Pain or aching sensation that comes and goes in the chest, back, jaw, and other areas of the upper body

Rapid heart rate

Sweating

Shortness of breath

Dizziness

Anxiety

Nausea and Vomiting

Chest pain is the most common symptom

What increases the risk of Myocardial Infarction

High blood pressure

High cholesterol levels

High triglyceride levels

High blood sugar levels

Stress

Lack of physical activity

Smoking

Obesity

Age

Family history

 

What to do in case someone is having a heart attack

Apan Vayu Mudra or Mritsanjeevani Mudra is a powerful mudra that acts immediately as a first aid for heart attacks. In this hand mudra the index finger is curled inwards touching the root of the thumb, the other fingers (thumb, ring and middle) are joined at the tips, while the little finger is stretched out.  Relief is experienced within 5 minutes after which one can go to the hospital while doing the mudra.

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Test to rule out the risk of Myocardial Infarction

There is a simple exercise test you can do to see if you’re at risk for a heart attack.

First check your resting pulse rate on your wrist or neck (A).

Then do high intensity exercise for one minute and again check your pulse rate(B).

It will be increased.

Then relax for one minute and again check your pulse rate(C).

This is your recovery pulse rate. To calculate how fast your pulse rate comes down

B – C = D

This is the measure of how fast that pulse rate comes down after exercise. If it comes down less than 12 beats you are at risk for a heart attack or myocardial infarction. If your numbers are between 13 to 20 then you are at moderate risk. If the numbers are between 21 to 40 then you have minimum risk. If your recovery numbers between 50 to 60 then you are in top shape like athletes. This is one of the best indicators of for health and cardiovascular function.

The sympathetic nervous system raises your pulse rate when you exercise. As soon as you stop the parasympathetic nervous system kicks in to bring down your pulse rate by relaxation. This system also helps in repairs that the body does when we sleep.

Resting is a part of workouts that we ignore. Short workouts should be done with resting. That will make the system stronger.

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What is Myocardial Infarction?

Myocardial infarction is the medical name for a heart attack. It is a life-threatening condition that occurs when oxygen rich blood flow to the heart muscle abruptly stops. This blockage is due to plaque, a substance mostly made of cholesterol, calcium and other cellular waste. When the plaque ruptures, you’re really in  trouble. It leads to the formation of a blood clot,  or thrombus, that blocks the blood flow in the artery. A heart attack in some cases may be fatal and result in death.

What are the symptoms of Myocardial Infarction or heart attack?

Chest pain is the most common symptom
Tightness or squeezing sensation in the chest
Pain or aching sensation that comes and goes in the chest, back, jaw, and other areas of the upper body
Rapid heart rate
Shortness of breath

What increases the risk of Myocardial Infarction ?

High blood pressure
High cholesterol levels
High triglyceride levels
High blood sugar

What to do in case someone is having a heart attack ?

Apan Vayu Mudra or Mritsanjeevani Mudra is a powerful mudra that acts immediately as a first aid for heart attacks. In this hand mudra the index finger is curled inwards touching the root of the thumb, the other fingers (thumb, ring and middle) are joined at the tips, while the little finger is stretched out. 

How to find out the risk of having myocardial infarction of heart attack?

  1. Step 1

    First check your resting pulse rate on your wrist or neck (A).

  2. Step 2

    Then do high intensity exercise for one minute and again check your pulse rate(B).

  3. Step 3

    Then relax for one minute and again check your pulse rate(C).

  4. Step 4

    This is your recovery pulse rate. To calculate how fast your pulse rate comes down
    B – C = D