Chronic Exercise Deficiency: Risk for Heart Failure?
Heart failure (HF) known as congestive heart failure occurs when the heart muscle does not pump blood as well as it should. When this happens, blood often backs up and fluid can build up in the lungs, causing shortness of breath. The burden of HF in India appears high, and estimates of prevalence range from […]
Covid 19 rehabilitation – Covid and The Athlete’s Heart
Early observational studies described some degree of cardiac involvement in up to 78% of infected Covid-19 patients, ranging from troponin elevations to features of myocarditis and myopericarditis on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR). Therefore the uncertain risks for myocarditis, a leading cause of sports-related sudden cardiac death, should be factored when considering return to play […]