Corona virus can spread to anyone. But it can be fatal to people who already have some health problems or are older age.
Conferring to a study published in The Lancet Journal. People with high blood pressure and diabetes are at increased risk of corona virus.
The study involved 191 patients in two hospitals in Wuhan, China. These investigations were carried out on those who had died of corona or who had recovered and were discharged from the hospital.
Mainly Of these, 135 were Jinjian hospital and 56 were Wuhan pulmonary hospital patients. Of these, 137 were discharged from the hospital, while another 54 died.
Of the sample collected from patients, 58 had hypertension, 36 had diabetes and 15 had cardiovascular diseases.
These 191 patients ranged in age from 18 to 87 years. Most of them are men.
This research examines the risk of serious diseases and death.
The elderly were among those who died of corona virus. Hospitalization has already seen symptoms of sepsis (disabling organs due to infection). They have diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes.
However, the small size of the sample makes it seem to researchers that the interpretation of research results may be limited.
The number of diabetes patients in India is high. According to International Diabetes Foundation statistics, the number of diabetes patients in India by 2019 is 7.7 crore. People who get coronavirus positive say they have diabetes too. However, there are no data available on how many patients it is.
According to the Global Asthma Report-2018, 6% of India’s 131 crore population have children and 2% of adults have asthma.
If you already have any disease and are afraid of getting a corona virus, experts tell you what to do.
Who is at greater risk?
If you already have any disease, it is not certain that the corona virus will come quickly compared to others. But once infected, your condition may be more serious than the rest of the patients.
Older people with corona virus infection, already suffering from respiratory illnesses (asthma), lack of immunity, diabetes and heart disease, are at increased risk for serious illness.
Most patients recover from corona inspection after a few days of rest. In many people it can be severe. Rarely can this be fatal. Its warning sign are similar to those of other diseases. That means coughing, colds, fever and shortness of breath.
What if you have asthma?
People with asthma should be using a doctor-prescribed inhaler. Doing so reduces the risk of any virus.
Your inhaler should be kept with you every day. If you feel like you have asthma, you are at risk for corona virus. You should contact the helpline number.
What to do if you have diabetes?
Corona virus symptoms may be severe in people with type one and type two diabetes.
Corona virus or Covid-19 can create impediments in patients with diabetes. If you have diabetes, cough, fever, difficulty breathing, your blood sugar needs to be checked. The surgeon must seek out help,” said UK Head of Care Dan Haworth.
Britain’s Chief Medical Adviser has advised newlyweds that elderly people should not get away with it.
” elderly persons. need to take care of their health with their families and friends. If you have any questions or concerns about their health, find out more about it,” said Caroline Abraham, director of Age UK Charity.
If there is any disease already?
Those with high blood pressure, respiratory problems, and low immunity should take precautions.
Corona virus can also cause respiratory problems. The virus affects the throat, trachea, and lungs. Therefore, if there are any problems already, treating them can be challenging. If flu symptoms appear, the doctor should be consulted immediately.
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Do you smoke?
Deborah Arnott, chief executive of public health charity ‘Ash’, suggested that smokers should quit smoking to reduce the risk of the virus.
Smokers are more likely to have respiratory infections. They have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-smokers. There are many benefits to quitting smoking. The corona virus was inspired by the problem and said it was better for them to quit smoking before the condition worsened.
Treatment for corona virus depends on helping the patient to breathe and increasing their immunity so that the body can effectively fight the virus.
So far, 147 corona virus cases have been reported in India. Three of them died.
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