Signs of Heart Failure
Symptoms of heart failure include severe fatigue, shortness of breath and ankle swelling. Most of the time, patients with such a disease are advised by the physicians to reduce their intake of fluid for about two liters and the intake of sodium or salt is limited to less than 2500mg. Most of the time, it happens that the patients put a question about fasting in the month of Ramadan to their doctor. The recent research proved the fact that fasting reduces the amount of fluid intake and sodium as well, leaving a stable impact on their heart. Moreover, they showed improvement in their overall health with less amount of heart-sickening symptoms, thus, minimizing to be adherent to any type of heart failure.
Ramadan Fasting is Safe
Fasting during the month of Ramadan is considered as safe for most of the patients with chronic cardiovascular failure and reduced ejection fraction. The only thing that needs to be monitored for the patients is to abstain from salt and fluid intake. For the medications that they take, use only two doses of drugs with a gap of Sehar and Iftaar. However, more research is needed to examine the type of patients with heart failure is safe to fast during Ramadan or whether they need to categorize any type of subgroups for whom Ramadan fasting can lead to a health hazard. It would be advised from our side that you need to consult your physician and act according to their recommendations.
Recipes for Ramadan
You can select for healthy and fresh Sehar and Iftaar recipes from the largest Digital Food Network of Pakistan known as ‘SooperChef’. Intake of fresh juices and salads will be a preferable choice for patients prone to severe heart diseases. There is a bulk of healthy and delectable Sehar recipes, Iftaar recipes and overall Ramadan recipes for free. Watch the 1-minute instant cooking video and learn how to make the best delectable dish of your choice as per your taste and options as a heart patient.