Title : The Loss of Loved Ones Declines the Heart Function
Background: our feelings influence the function of all systems composing the human body. Best views improve the life quality and bad beliefs decline it.
Aim: reveal the mental life value for the heart activity, how it can modify the people’s health.
Material & Method: qualitative study performed by the author into community, 2018 to 2019, relating to the significance of mental life for the heart function.
Findings: in 2018, patient, 83, experienced the worst moments of his life caused by the death of his wife and after six months, his daughter, 59.
Patient’s medical history: duodenal ulcers, 1984; kidney stones, 1993.
Patient’s family health history: mother, father: hypertension.
His nephew, 35, who works at the Faculty of Medicine, and his father offered him the emotional support.
On April, 2019, he returned home alone. On June, 2019, his nurse notified oedema of lower limbs and informed his family doctor. The physician managed the situation using drugs, behaviour change information; she suggested the communication skills with his dear persons.
Results: the heart function improved by drugs, adjusted food intake, controlled daily activities, connection by phone, tablet, face to face with his loved ones.
Conclusions: best attitudes, thoughts, words’ energy generate best control of human; mental life governance for the heart functioning has to be considered.
Implications: the people must be informed about the consequences of disturbed mental life for the hearth activity. Educational programs are necessary to prevent the heart failure caused or accelerated by the loss of loved ones.