Hyderabad: The sudden demise of singer KK, who rendered heart-touching lyrics, was surprising. But, a extra worrying truth is that there was a spike in deaths amongst youths as a consequence of cardiac arrests.

Recent cases are of AP minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy, actor Puneeth Rajkumar and cricketer Shane Warne.


Health consultants say such sudden deaths have elevated following the Covid-19 pandemic. There is not any clear proof as to why these have occurred swiftly.

No research has been finished and no knowledge is obtainable, they are saying.

Avoid the stress. Do not ignore even minor signs of fatigue, heartburns or feeling of heaviness, and attain out to a doctor for a check-up – was their recommendation.

Dr Ashish Chauhan, a specialist in Covid-19 therapy, stated, “There are a whole lot of sub-clinical Covid-19 round, the place those that are affected are testing detrimental.  We can’t come to a conclusion, but, that those that have been contaminated with Covid-19 are prone to have a coronary heart assault. When there’s a rise in the ranges of inflammatory markers, CRP, D-dimer, it makes one weak to strokes. This was what we observed in the latest deaths of KK, Goutham and Puneeth.”


He added, “Regular checkup of HBA1C for the diabetics, the aged, the overweight and people with hypertension, fixed monitoring of their well being is a should. Pro-inflammatory marks must be taken critically.”

Dr Shivkumar, chief of cardiology at Apollo Hospitals, stated, “There is a rise in circumstances of thrombosis (clotting of blood in the circulatory system) after the Covid-19 pandemic however we are not in a position to set up a hyperlink between the two. We have witnessed over 25 per cent rise in these circumstances.”

He added, “A motive may very well be stress, psychological or bodily.”


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