Heart Health

Lifestyle To Prevent Heart Attack

By Dr. Nishith Chandra , Cardiology A heart attack is said to happen when the blood flow to a portion of the heart gets blocked. This occurs when the plaques that are formed in the arteries break open and produce blood clots which block the normal blood circulation. In India, one-fifth of…

Heart Attack

By Dr. Paras Hospitals, Multi Speciality A heart attack occurs when the stream of oxygen-rich blood to an area of heart muscle suddenly experiences a blockage and the heart is not supplied with enough oxygen. In case, the blood stream is not re-established rapidly, the area of heart muscle begins to deteriorate…

Silent Heart Attack: Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

By Dr. S.K.Tandon , General Physician A heart attack does not always have obvious symptoms, such as pain in your chest, shortness of breath and cold sweats. In fact, a heart attack can actually happen without a person knowing it. It is called a silent heart attack, or medically referred to as…

How to deal with drug abuse in kids?

By Dr. Shahazad Ali , Psychology Kids are exposed to many things in the present world. Advancement in modern world though have great advantages it also has many negative impacts in its way which is undeniable. Children’ start to use alcohol or any other drugs even from their very small age. Drug…

Atrial Fibrillation – How to Know if it s Atrial Fibrillation?

By Dr. ( Maj) J. S Khatri, Cardiology Atrial fibrillation is a disorder which is characterized by rapid and irregular heartbeats which raise the risks of heart failure and stroke. In this disorder, the upper chambers of the heart tend to beat irregularly and out of sync with the lower chambers of…

How Hypertension Worsens Heart Health

By Dr Jatin Soni, General Physician Yes, they are closely related! Hypertension acts a catalyst to worsen the heart health. It is considered a silent killer. Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a serious medical condition which occurs when the pressure of the blood pumping through your arteries is too strong which…

Benefits and Risks of Coronary Bypass Surgery

By Dr. Vinay Sanghi, Cardiology Coronary bypass surgery is the surgical procedure in which the blood flow of a blocked artery or even a partially blocked artery in your heart is diverted. Since a new pathway to the heart is made, the heart muscles’ blood flow generally improves. This procedure works by…

Pain Management After Cardiac Surgery

By Dr. G.P. Dureja, Pain Management Medications need to be administered to get one moving after a cardiac surgery. Experiencing pain in the shoulder areas and chest is very common after such a surgery. One of the severe conditions that affect people at this stage is angina (acute pain due to insufficient…

Cardiovascular Diseases-Causes, symptoms, Treatment

By Dr. S.K.Tandon , General Physician The heart is like any other muscle in body. It needs an adequate blood supply to provide oxygen to allow the muscle to contract and pump. Not only does the heart pump blood to the rest of the body, it also pumps blood to itself via…

Cardiovascular Disease: Signs and Symptoms of Heart Problems

By Dr Balaji Ramagiri, Cardiology Heart disease can be defined as a range of conditions affecting the heart; ailments under this umbrella include problems in heart rhythm (arrhythmias), blood vessel disorders such as coronary artery disease, and congenital heart defects among others. The common indications of heart diseases are as follows: Cardiovascular…