Feet getting cold? If you don’t know about this disease, it’s like getting into a heart attack

High blood pressure once it occurs can haunt you for the rest of your life. Eat less salt and avoid sugary foods. Many precautions should be taken in the matter of food intake. People with high blood pressure should be very careful during winters. Because blood pressure increases during this season. It is a silent killer. High blood pressure is the main cause of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular disease (CVD). High blood pressure accounts for one-third of all deaths in India. No symptoms are apparent. But it is very dangerous. According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure cannot be cured. But it can be effectively treated with lifestyle changes and medication.

How does high blood pressure affect the circulatory system?

High blood pressure is the biggest cause of CVDs. The circulatory system helps pump blood from the heart to the lungs to get oxygen. The heart supplies oxygenated blood to the rest of the body through the arteries. High blood pressure makes the heart work harder. Damages the delicate tissues inside the arteries.

PAD problem due to high blood pressure

High blood pressure affects the feet. Arteries are also present in the legs and feet. This leads to poor circulation in the body. The result is peripheral artery disease. Although it is not dangerous, if left untreated it can lead to heart failure  or lead to serious health problems such as heart attack.

PAD Symptoms

A symptom of PAD caused by high blood pressure is cold feet. Not only that, the feet may turn red or blue. Feet feel tingly. Experts suggest that hair loss on the legs is also a sign of poor blood circulation.

High cholesterol is also a cause

High cholesterol can also be another cause of PAD disease. Atherosclerosis occurs when fatty substances build up in the arteries. It is often caused by high cholesterol. It is another major risk factor for heart disease. Atherosclerosis restricts blood flow through the arteries to the heart. This mostly affects the legs and feet.

Symptoms of this disease

According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms that appear before the onset of PAD associated with high cholesterol

☀ Numbness or weakness of legs

☀ Low pulse in legs

☀ Shining skin on legs

☀ Skin discoloration

< p>☀ Slowing of nail growth

☀ Chronic painful sores on legs and feet that do not heal

☀ Cramps and pains when moving legs

☀ Hair loss or hair loss on legs Increase

Ways to Control High Blood Pressure

Preventing high blood pressure can reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. All you have to do is change your eating habits.

⦿ Eat healthy food

⦿ Keep your weight under control

⦿ Exercise regularly to keep your body active

⦿ Avoid smoking and drinking habits

⦿ Get full sleep

Note: Information collected from various studies, researches and health journals is provided here as usual for your understanding. . This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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