From the attitude of a person who has had a myocardial infarction, to his condition, to medical recommendations, his further fate sometimes depends: whether he will return to a full-blooded life, overcome the disease or reconcile with it, turn into a disabled person. It is no coincidence, according to statistics, it is psychological factors that are the main reason that prevents the return to work of every second patient who has had a heart attack.
This disease, occurring most often suddenly, incapacitates a person, breaks his life plans. Patients react differently to what happened. According to our observations, approximately two-thirds of patients are reasonable, without panic, about what happened; perform doctor’s appointments, actively fight the disease and its consequences. However, a third of patients react differently. Some experience constant fear, although danger has already passed. Continue reading
All the variety of movements that are constantly performed in the body, provide muscles. Thanks to them, the body is kept in balance and moves in space, respiratory movements of the chest and diaphragm, eye movements, voice formation, swallowing, the most important functions of internal organs, including the work of the heart, are carried out.
Distinguish between smooth and striated muscles.
Smooth muscles (Figure I) form the muscle membrane of the walls of the stomach and intestines. bladder, uterus and other hollow organs, as well as blood and lymph vessels, ducts of glands. They consist of small muscle cells, the length of which, as a rule, does not exceed 100 micrometers. The autonomic nervous system regulates the activity of smooth muscles. They do not obey volitional orders, therefore they cannot be reduced and relaxed arbitrarily. Continue reading