One of the most important things you can do to have a healthy heart is to live a safe lifestyle. It can help prevent heart disease and decrease risk factors for other health diseases like the current COVID-19 infection, by consuming a healthy diet, having lots of exercise, and avoiding cigarettes. But there are a variety of other unexpected things you can do when it comes to taking care of your heart.
Although remote patient monitoring and wearable health devices cannot completely replace in-person treatment, it can certainly alleviate the burden on providers and patients alike. These health trackers allow patients much greater control in their health care, reducing the burden of nursing and hospitalization. The monitoring system for patients is a method of providing health care that uses technology to monitor patient health beyond a conventional clinical environment. It may make the same observations of a patient as a nurse at bedside, thereby avoiding unnecessary re-admissions and appointments.
One of severe symptoms of COVID-19 is extremely low blood oxygen level, or hypoxia, which causes blood clotting. In most cases of lung diseases, like pneumonia, low oxygen saturation in blood results to fluid-filled or stiff lungs, increased level of carbon dioxide, and shortness of breath. However, many COVID-19 patients with hypoxia didn't actually show any of these signs in the early stage of infection. Doctors reported that these patients live their lives normally and generally describe themselves as comfortable.
Telemedicine or telehealth refers to the practice of health-related services through digital platforms, such as, computers and mobile devices between medical practitioners and patients. This medical practice has been around for years and even decades in some countries. However, Its practicality became more apparent in the past months due to COVID-19 pandemic.
On the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, many of us were forced to stay in our houses. Even so, we still have to go out every now and then to either buy food, medicine, or just simply go to work. This made a lot of us to be fearful that we may have been in contact with someone who has the virus while we're outside and that we may have also contracted the disease.