The rise in the number of Coronavirus cases is driving everyone to be more self-conscious. Worldwide people are trying to take every step necessary in order to stay away from the pandemic. Social distancing is the new norm, and daily exercise has become a priority in order to stay healthy. But on top of that, masks are a compulsory piece of your attire in every public pace. You cannot take off your masks, even if it causes you discomfort, or problems in breathing. But what can you do if it lands you in a hospital?
Apparently a jogger, out in the park fell sick due to the presence of a mask in his face. A 26-year-old man from Wuhan, China suffered from chest pain after exercise. Further studies revealed that the person’s lungs failed due to working out while wearing a mask.
Coronavirus health tip: No exercise while wearing a mask!
Always remember to avoid workout sessions while wearing a mask. Though you are doing it to save yourself from Coronavirus, apparently it will affect you more than the virus itself. If everyone follows social distancing norms while going outside, there is no need for you to wear a mask while you perform an exercise in a public place.
Masks actually have a disadvantage and pose a threat to your body. Yes it protects us from the air particles of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. However, your mask restricts the airflow into your lungs, which may make you feel tired, or breathless. This is very similar to the feeling of asphyxiation. Do not push your limit while wearing a mask and doing an exercise. It can cause lung damage and help influence Coronavirus in your body.
Even though the mask has a lot of advantages, the disadvantage it poses is related to life and death scenarios. Let us know what you think of this in the comments section below and are proud to announce Sciencenews18 is now available on telegram, Do join it quickly!
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