Understand why vascular disease can get worse in winter

Winter has a close relationship with our vascular system. Blood circulation helps maintain our body temperature. To help with this maintenance, on colder days there is a narrowing of the vessels, called vasoconstriction, which affects blood flow to the extremities of the body. “In patients with compromised vascular health, certain complications may occur,” notes Dr. … Read more

D’Or Consultoria shines a light on winter allergy care | SEG

Colder time of year increases incidence of caseload, especially respiratory allergies In July, with the arrival of winter and the drop in temperatures, respiratory allergy attacks such as rhinitis and sinusitis increase considerably. To warn that it is possible to go through this phase of the year suffering less from allergies, D’Or Consultoria, a company … Read more

UPA Zona Leste warns against health care in winter | SEG

Winter dramatically increases rates of respiratory and cardiovascular disease. According to the National Heart Institute, compared to other seasons, on average, there is a 30% increase in heart attacks and a 20% increase in strokes during the June-September season. The rate of heart attacks is estimated to increase by 7% for every 10°C drop in … Read more

Winter requires double care for the breath and the heart. See Santos UPA East Area Tips

Winter increases the rates of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. According to the National Heart Institute, compared to other seasons, there is an average increase of 30% in the number of heart attacks and 20% of strokes during the season from June to September. The rate of heart attacks is estimated to increase by 7% for … Read more