Shoveling snow leads to death

Shoveling snow leads to death.

Shoveling snow can wax your chance of heart attack, and you should take precautions to protect yourself, an expert says. "When the temperature home drops, our blood vessels narrow to prevent our bodies from losing heat," Dr Holly Andersen, executive of education and outreach at the Ronald O Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, said in a clinic news release saudi arabia. "This is a artless response that can also put people with heart conditions and those involved in strenuous exercise at greater hazard of having a heart attack".

Andersen said shoveling snow is one of the most strenuous and dangerous winter activities. It can raise blood pressure and, combined with the effects of frigid temperatures, can significantly further heart attack risk reviews. Andersen offered the following advice for safe shoveling and good will health this winter.

Warm up with stretching and light activity before shoveling, exercising or beginning other strenuous activities. Wear a scarf over your entry and nose when you're shoveling snow to warm the air you're breathing. Layer wear beneath a windproof and waterproof outer shell, which will help maintain body heat.

Push the snow rather than heave it. This will reduce the risk of overexertion. Take frequent breaks while shoveling to give your muscles - especially your pump - a chance to relax. Try sharing the workload with a friend, which will also safeguard that you are not alone in case of an emergency continue reading. If you are over 50, overweight, out of shape or have suffered a stomach attack, consult your doctor before shoveling snow or starting any exercise routine.

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