Healthy heart

Cardiovascular Diseases – What Causes It?

By Dr. (Lt Col) Dinesh Kumar, 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…

Stent: Risks Associated With It!

By Dr Jitesh Arora , 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.…

Myths and Facts About Heart Health

By, Dr. Rajiv Agarwal, 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…

A Healthy Parent-Child Relationship Provides Healthy Outcomes

Dr. Deepti Bhandari, Psychology Today’s children are wise beyond their age but the issues crop up when the parents are not equipped and evolved to handle the child. A lot of parents have strained relationships with their children owing to a variety of reasons- lack of communication, misunderstanding, lack of…

High Cholesterol – Know Its Symptoms!

By Dr Kewal Krishan , Cardiology Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is naturally produced by the liver and is usually contained in the fats of the blood. Although cholesterol is essential for the synthesis of vitamin D, cell membranes and certain hormones, yet increased cholesterol count can heighten chances…

A Happy, Healthy Heart – Ayurveda

By Dr. Jayaprakash Bahuleyan, Ayurveda The heart is a vital organ within the body and without it functioning properly; the other organs will not be able to function at all. However, the modern lifestyle and diet puts a lot of stress on this organ and it is imperative that you take…

The Disappearing Heart Stent (Bio-resorbable Scaffold)!

By Ace Heart & Vascular Institute, Cardiology What is a Heart Stent?  Heart stents are used to treat blockages in the coronary arteries that supply the heart with blood. A total blockage in a coronary artery would lead to a heart attack, and if not treated rapidly can lead to death…

Heart Failure – 5 Things You Need To Know!

By Dr. Sameer Mehrotra, Cardiology 1. Heart failure simply means in-effective pumping of the heart. This in-effective pumping can be due to many reasons, some may be reversible with treatment and others can be irreversible and only be managed with supportive medical treatment. 2. In heart failure, because the pump of the body…

Myths and Facts Related to Heart Health

By Dr. Ramesh Kawar, 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 the…