Healthy heart

Heartburn – Homeopathy Remedies For It!

By Dr Pradnya Mulay , Homeopathy The burning and unbearable pain in the heart or the chest is termed as heartburn or pyrosis or acidity. Many times, heartburn pain occurs just behind the chest bone or sternum. It is an effect of acid reflux of the contents of the stomach via…

Heart Disease: Myth vs. Fact

By Dr Sunil Beniwal , 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…

Left Ventricular Assist Device or LVAD for Heart Failure

By Dr Manan H. Desai , Cardiology The heart is a pump which works constantly to pump blood to different parts of the body. The heart has 4 chambers, and the left ventricle which is the largest is responsible for pumping pure oxygenated blood to all parts of the body.…

Want a Healthy Heart – 7 Ayurvedic Tips at Your Rescue!

By Dr. Kant Veer Vikram, Ayurveda Researches show that in most countries, most common reason for death is Heart diseases. Unhealthy diet, lack of sleep, lack of exercise, smoking and obesity also contribute to heart diseases. Also, after a person attains 50 years of age, the heart requires extra care to execute its…

Heart Bypass v/s Stenting?

By Dr. Sameer Mehrotra, Cardiology Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both patients…

Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

By Dr Nishith Chandra , Cardiology Your heart works relentlessly and it works hard. It is only fair to take care of it, and keep it healthy. Here are 7 tips to keep your heart healthy- Sleep: Seven to eight hours of sleep is important for good heart health. Research shows people who…

Ayurveda and the Healthy Heart

By Dr Pratik Bhoite , 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…

How to Prevent Heartburn

By Dr Aruna Sud , General Physician The burning sensation in your chest might be caused due to indigestion perpetuated by acid reflux (acids secreted in the stomach agitates the lining of the food pipe) travelling up to the oesophagus (food pipe). This uncomfortable sensation is called heartburn. Here are some easy…