During the period of rehabilitation after myocardial infarction from the bath will have to give
Acute and subacute period after myocardial infarction lasts for up to 8 weeks. Then begins the long period of of scarring during which to visit bath, sauna, strictly contraindicated.
Rehabilitation after myocardial infarction may last from 6 to 12 months. At this time the patient is necessary and you can take a warm shower. If, after myocardial infarction it has been a long time, you feel good and plan to visit bath or sauna, it is rational to obtain prior recommendation of the attending physician.
Myocardial infarction part of the contractile cells of the myocardium dies and is replaced by connective tissue. Formed a rough scar, preventing normal circulation.
You will conduct a range of diagnostics, based on the results which the doctor will tell you if you can go to the sauna or is it better to spare the reception of hygienic shower.
Stay in the steam room helps healthy people relax, relieve stress, get a charge of vivacity and a burst of vitality. The fact is that exposure to high temperatures leads to an increase in heart rate, increases peripheral circulation, cardiac output increases in half to two times.
Extreme high temperatures in the steam room can only sustain a strong body is absolutely healthy person. After a heart attack, any extreme is contraindicated.
All this is very dangerous if the scarring after myocardial infarction incomplete. Increased blood circulation can result in re-infarction. Sauna heat stimulates the heart activity that is very dangerous in the period of incomplete recovery.
A visit to the washing compartment
Very often the question about visiting the baths is to those patients who live in a private house and are not able to take hygienic shower. You can take water treatments in the bathroom, but to refuse to visit the steam room and the use of very hot water.
Bath without extreme high temperatures on the body not contraindicated in patients who have had a recent myocardial infarction. If you have been discharged from hospital and, in addition to the bath, there's no more room for hygienic procedures, visit the washroom, do not worry for your health. Because the temperature does not exceed 25-28 degrees. From visiting the same pair separation can be temporarily abandoned.