What could be the causes of cardiac arrest or heart failure?
Danish footballer Kirsten Erickson suddenly fainted from a cardiac arrest during a match at the European Championships last week, after which he spent three nights in hospital undergoing various tests.
But doctors have yet to find out why her heart stopped beating suddenly and her first priority is to find out the cause of the sudden cardiac arrest or temporary cardiac arrest. “A 29-year-old man is in a life-and-death struggle,” Professor Sanjay Sharma, chairman of the association’s cardiology committee and a cardiologist, told the BBC. “We need to find out what really happened.”
One of the most common causes of heart failure, which can be fatal, is an abnormal heartbeat, according to the British Heart Foundation.
Another cause of heart failure is cardiomyopathy, which can be hereditary and affects the heart muscle. The shape or shape of the heart changes and in its acute form, myocarditis causes heartburn.
Professor Sharma said more complex scans of Ericsson’s heart would now be performed to see if there were any abnormalities or changes in the heart. Soccer players’ heart scans do not usually show this type of symptom.
This type of scan is mandatory in the UK and is performed every two years for every player between the ages of 16 and 25.
This scan tries to detect the slightest sign of a change in heart function and heart condition, but despite all the efforts of doctors, there is no 100% guarantee that this scan will detect any type of heart disease. Can cure Complications will be known.
Professor Sharma said the symptoms often do not appear in young people or in people between the ages of 16 and 25. “Often these symptoms don’t start until the age of 25 or 30.”
Sometimes these symptoms appear in football players during a match or they may be related to a recent illness and stress on the heart.
Whenever a person has these symptoms, some of them can be treated or cured, but some complications are incurable and cannot be cured.
When the heart suddenly stops circulating blood in the human body, the body moves, which reduces the amount of oxygen in the body and the person becomes unconscious and stops breathing.
It is different from a heart attack in that the blood supply to the heart is cut off and often it gets stuck in the ‘coronary artery’ or artery due to blood clots.
Erickson is not the only footballer to have suffered a heart attack.
In 2012, another footballer, Fabrice Moamba, also fainted on the field and could not regain his heartbeat for 78 minutes. Mark Van Fu suffered a cardiac arrest at the age of 28, playing like Cameron, and former England footballer and Tottenham football club coach Yog Ehgo died in 2017 at the age of 44. This condition proved fatal.
Dr Zafar Iqbal, an expert in sports medicine at Crystal Palace Football Club, said: “Excessive physical exertion or abuse increases the risk for athletes because it puts too much pressure on their heart and can cause problems. ۔ “
Dr. Zafar said that this is very rare.
Cardiac arrest can happen to anyone at any time, and it’s not just about healthy football players.
In the UK, 12 people under the age of 35 die from sudden cardiac arrest every week.
Every year, 30,000 people in the UK suffer from cardiac arrest. Whose respiratory system needs immediate restoration and only one in ten lives.
Soccer players generally have larger hearts and work more efficiently than men, which reduces their risk of heart disease, including ‘heart disease’ or arterial disease. ۔ Contains shutdown. These complaints are due to smoking or unhealthy diet.
Every second counts
Dr. Iqbal says that the important thing is that an immediate effort was made to restore the Ericsson (CPR) respiratory system, after which AED’s ‘automatic external defibrillator’ was used and this is the method. There are things that everyone should know.
He said that dehumidifiers used to provide electric shocks to the heart should be available in every school.
With every second delay, the chances of survival are reduced by 10 percent, he said.
Applying CPR or chest compressions and the method of filling the lungs with the mouth doubles the chances of saving the patient’s life.
Dr Sonia Babu Narain, Cardiology Advisor and Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation, said: “Everyone will have a heart attack. Training can save many lives.
Defibrillator machines are common