Is it possible to bath after myocardial infarction

During the period of rehabilitation after myocardial infarction, the bath will have to be abandoned.


Acute and subacute period after myocardial infarction lasts a long time - up to 8 weeks. After that, a long period of scarring begins, during which it is strictly contraindicated to visit a bath or a sauna.
Rehabilitation after myocardial infarction can last from 6 to 12 months. At this time, the patient must and can take a warm shower. If a lot of time has passed after a myocardial infarction, you feel well and plan to visit a bath or sauna, it is rational to get a recommendation from your doctor beforehand.
The connective tissue has been replaced by myocardial infarction cells. Formed a rough scar, preventing circulation circulation.
You will be given a range of necessary diagnostics, based on the results of which the doctor will tell you whether you can go to the bathhouse or, after all, get along better with a hygienic shower.
Staying in the steam room helps healthy people to relax, relieve tension, get a charge of vitality and a surge of vitality.The fact is that exposure to high temperatures leads to an increase in heart rate, peripheral circulation is significantly enhanced, cardiac output increases 1.5-2 times.
It is a healthy body. After a heart attack, any extreme is contraindicated.
All this is very dangerous if scarring after myocardial infarction is incomplete. Increased blood circulation can lead to recurrent infarction. Bathing heat stimulates the heart, which is very dangerous in the period of incomplete recovery.

Visit to the washing department


Very often the question of visiting the bath is in front of those patients who live in a private house and do not have the opportunity to take a hygienic shower. You can take water procedures in the washing compartment, but at the same time refuse to visit the steam room and from the use of very hot water.
A bath without extreme exposure to high temperatures on the body is not contraindicated in patients who have recently had a myocardial infarction.