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With the global spread of coronavirus, it mainly affects people with their heart disorders and lungs. Elderly people with heart disorders are at an increased risk of developing coronavirus. Individuals of any age group with severe medical conditions such as diabetes or kidney failure may face serious complications if they get infected. Patients with heart disease are prone to get sick. They are susceptible to get sicker as their immunity is reduced. They may get fever leading to suppressed appetite. This occurs in the case of congestive heart failure. This may increase the chances of increased morbidity and mortality.
Patients with heart disorders are susceptible to increased complications that are caused by this virus. This includes people with a cerebrovascular disease that includes issues with blood supply to the brain. Individuals with a weak immune system or underlying medical conditions should be cautious. They should self-isolate if they notice any mild symptoms and should take regular medications. The symptoms of coronavirus include high temperature, regular cough, and uneasiness in breathing. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should stay at home for seven days.
Coronavirus affecting majorly elderly people, it is important to opt for Care Heart - a comprehensive health insurance for heart patients. Apart from this you can opt for Care Senior health insurance for senior citizens.
Individuals with heart disorder are extremely susceptible to severe complications of coronavirus:
Individuals are advised to safeguard themselves by staying indoors and reducing contact with people for another 12 weeks.
Individuals with heart disorders should be up to date on their vaccines for flu and pneumonia.
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It is advised to take medicines as prescribed by the doctor. There are various reports that some heart medicines used for treating heart disorders may increase the risk of coronavirus. In case if you do not take the medicines, then your health condition may get worse and you might need immediate medical help. This is also applicable to medicines such as ACE inhibitors and ARBs that are are used for treating both heart disorders and hypertension.
During this period, it is important to stay at home which may reduce the risk of being exposed to this virus. Patients are advised to consult doctors by phone call or online.
People suffering from a particular medical condition should shield themselves. Getting admitted to the hospital can incur huge expenses. Hence, it is important to opt for a Heart Mediclaim offered by Care Health Insurance.
This global pandemic is not going anytime soon. Therefore, it is important to be vigilant for your health and your elderly parents.
Disclaimer: Underwriting of claims for COVID-19 and Heart Ailments is subject to policy terms and conditions.
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