What should be checked before “run”? to reduce the risk “Acute myocardial infarction. A runner who died suddenly from symptoms “Acute myocardial infarction” comes from not having a thorough physical examination before running a race. Therefore, before running seriously especially those who will compete in the marathon should have a thorough physical examination
Why do runners look so strong? Can I die while running?
Dr. Nattapon Kaoian, Cardiovascular Institute Rama 9 Hospital states that running is now consider another sport that is more popular in Thai society. So many people turn to exercise by running or participating in a marathon. At the same time, poor health before running is a key factor that can lead to sudden cardiac arrest. Can cause unconsciousness and death while running a marathon.
Run even though my heart is ready But the body may not have checked the readiness before. There may also be a silent ventricular dysfunction. But it never showed any abnormality when you weren’t using your body hard. like when running.
Dangerous if running hard without physical examination
In runners younger than 35, the cause of the malfunction may be an irregular heartbeat. Or in older runners the cause of the disorder may be coronary artery stenosis. And rupture until thrombosis in the artery leads to acute myocardial infarction.
What should be check before “run”? to reduce the risk “Acute myocardial infarction“
Check your calcium score to assess your risk of heart disease
Coronary Calcium Detection is an alternative way to check the body’s readiness to be at risk of coronary heart disease. The CT Coronary Calcium Score measures the level of calcium in the walls of blood vessels that supply the heart muscle. And can be measure before the symptoms of heart disease for many years. The value of which will tell the chance of coronary heart disease in the future.
In addition, people with diabetes , high blood pressure , high blood lipids or smoke This increases the risk of acute myocardial infarction many times higher. Therefore, it should be examine in order to use the information for calculating risk rates and preventive measures that are suitable for the individual.
Check with treadmill running (EST: Exercise Stress Test)
If to describe the image of this examination is It’s like mimicking the situation when you’re actually jogging, just running on a treadmill at the hospital. There is a machine to detect abnormalities of the cardiovascular system attached to the body while running. It is a method to check the performance of the circulatory, respiratory and muscular systems as a whole. which can see that when exercising The heart will have an increased need for oxygen from the blood. Will coronary artery ischemia occur or not?
If people with coronary artery disease are block. The blood supply to the heart muscle is insufficient, resulting in a change in the electrocardiogram.
Additionally, in some cases, your doctor may recommend wearing the S-Patch Cardio, a device that diagnoses various types of arrhythmias. That can prevent complications of heart disease. or a sudden heart attack where the machine has AI to help detect rhythm and irregular heartbeat patterns quickly and accurately. and report the results of clinical analysis by AI algorithms for preliminary analysis, allowing cardiac specialists to review the results obtained and confirm the results. or provide additional opinions or analysis.
A runner who starts running seriously Should focus on health checks before running, especially heart health checks. That will help us know the limit in exercise. and prevent acute myocardial infarction This is the reason why many runners die while running safely and without more worry.