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Corona: It is dangerous to ignore other diseases in the era of corona, take care of your health

According to the data received from hospitals in Delhi, Mumbai and many other big cities, there was a large number of people who died due to corona in the last few days. Those who had severe kidney disease, heart, liver and respiratory diseases. Doctors say that people suffering from chronic disease are at higher risk at this time. It is important that he take care of his health

Corona cases increasing in the country

In the third wave of Coronavirus in the country, the focus of most people is on the prevention of this disease. People are taking various precautions to protect themselves from infection. Along with this, they also resort to many medicines to strengthen immunity, but in this era of corona, people are becoming careless about non-covid diseases. Whereas, a large number of deaths due to corona are of those who were already suffering from serious diseases.

According to the data received from hospitals in Delhi, Mumbai and many other big cities, there was a large number of people who died due to corona in the last few days. Those who had severe kidney disease, heart, liver and respiratory diseases. There were some people among them who were admitted to the hospitals in medical emergency due to these serious diseases and during the routine test they were found to be COVID positive and later they died. Doctors also say that people suffering from chronic disease are most at risk from any kind of infection. In such a situation, it is important that they do not allow their disease to progress and take all necessary steps for its prevention and treatment.

Heart and cancer patients need special care

Ajit Kumar, of the Cardiology Department of Rajiv Gandhi Hospital, says that in the time of corona, do not forget that there are many serious diseases which are more dangerous than this virus. Especially the patients of heart-related diseases need to be most cautious. Dr. Ajit says that the risk of heart attack is highest in the cold season. In such a situation, heart patients should keep necessary medicines with them at this time. Apart from this, you should get yourself checked regularly. Because any serious problem related to heart can be fatal for you. The risk of death increases significantly due to heart attack or cardiac arrest. Cancer patients should also take care of their health. For this, it is necessary that they keep taking their medicines regularly and keep in constant touch with the doctors.

Patients suffering from kidney disease should also be alert

Dr Himanshu Verma, HOD, Department of Nephrology, Safdarjung Hospital, says that any kidney problem should be taken seriously. People who are suffering from kidney disease should take their medicines regularly. If a person is on dialysis, then he must do routine check-up. Also take care of the diet.

What does Delhi report say?

The Delhi government has released a report on the deaths in government hospitals between January 9 and 12. According to which, a total of 97 people have died during this period. Most of these people were those who already had some serious disease. The deaths that have happened in Mumbai hospitals too. The maximum number of them were patients with comorbidities. Dr Ajit says that the data shows that people should not ignore other health related problems and should also keep in touch with the doctor for non-covid problems.

Also read: Corona: Corona’s positivity rate is more than 20 percent in more than 50 cities of the country, Kolkata tops

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Shehnaz Ali
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