New Delhi: The entire nation is in shock due to the demise of famous comedian Raju Srivastava. He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi about six weeks ago and breathed his last on Wednesday. He was 58 years old.
Raju Srivastava was taken to the hospital on August 10 And after complaining of chest pain put him on ventilator and collapsed in his gym. Dr Haresh G Mehta, Consultant-Interventional Cardiologist, SL Raheja Hospital, Mahim-Fortis Associate Tells us what causes chest pain.
The expert also explained why this happens after a workout or gyming.
Dr. Haresh G. Mehta explained, “The most common cause of chest pain in the age group of 55 to 60 years is usually cardiac problems, which are caused by angina or decreased blood flow to the heart. Heart muscle due to blockage in coronary arteries. One of the primary reasons people experience chest pain during gymming or workout is that patients do not check themselves before joining a gym program. or do not consult a doctor.
What should not be ignored by the above 40 age group
“Most of these people have underlying heart disease that goes undiagnosed. Whenever underlying heart disease is combined with aggressive/intense exercise, there is an increased risk of sympathomimetic hormones such as adrenaline and noradrenaline. These hormones increase the risk of coronary arteries. can form a block in the blood vessels, which breaks down suddenly and causes a sudden heart attack. Therefore, it is advisable for anyone over the age of 40 to refrain from starting any gymming or exercise program. First consult a cardiologist and get a fitness test done.”
Other causes of chest pain
“Another cause of chest pain and sudden heart pain after gyming is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This is a disorder in the heart muscle that causes it to thicken. In such patients, a premature increase in heart rate, also known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. It is said that it can cause sudden death.”
As mentioned earlier, every person above 40 must undergo a check-up, which includes an echocardiogram (ECO), stress test, blood sugar levels, lipids, before engaging in any workout or gymming program. level, smoking status and alcohol consumption. If they have any of these risk factors, they should be thoroughly screened before any exercise regime is instituted, as it can be fatal, as was the case with Mr. Raju Srivastava.