A footballer died of a heart attack after consuming a post-match glass of ice-cold water that precipitated a rare cardiovascular reflex.
Ludwin Florez Nole, 27, had just completed playing with his neighborhood side Los Rangers in Sullana Province, north west Peru, when he started to experience ill and went home,
according to local media,
His spouse said he then drank a cool glass of water. ‘Shortly afterwards he began to have chest pains so I took him to a close by clinic, however he died on the way,’ she said.
‘The doctor informed me that he suffered a coronary heart attack because he drank too a good deal of cold water while his body was still hot.’
Medics believed that the cold water brought about a alternate in the sportsman’s coronary heart rate, leading to a cardiovascular reflex.
The situation is viewed uncommon when added on by way of drinking a cool liquid, though microbial contaminants in water are recognised to bring on stomach cramps and other similar conditions.
Arsenic in water, for example, can lead to headaches, belly pains, convulsions, diarrhoea, vomiting and even death.