Heart Health

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…

Stent: Purpose, Procedure & Risks

By Dr Nishith Chandra , Cardiology The tiny tube inserted into an obstructed passageway in the body to clear it is called a stent. A stent is used to cure weakened or narrow arteries in the body. Depending on its placement, the stent revives the flow of fluids or blood. Stents are…

Heart health – Myths v/s facts

By Dr. Niraj Kumar , Cardiology When it comes to the heart, we often accept myths. We might often get agitated by pain in the chest, mistaking it for a symptom of heart attack. In many cases, the usually accepted symptoms we try to recognize heart problems might be very different from…

Noninvasive CTA (CT Angiogram)

By Dr. Sujata Vaidya , Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Non-Invasive CT or Computerized Tomography Angiogram is an imaging test done on your heart to check the condition of the arteries. This imaging test differs from the traditional test in the sense that it doesn’t use a catheter which is passed through your…