heart attack

Different Cardiovascular Diseases-Causes, symptoms And Its Treatment!

By Dr. Yatin Kukreja,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…

Which Works Better: Stents or Bypass Surgery?

By Dr. Birinder Singh Thind, Cardiology, Both stents and bypass surgery are treatments for blocked arteries in your heart. Arteries are blood vessels that transport oxygenated blood to various parts of the body. Under optimal conditions, the walls of the arteries are smooth that allow the blood to flow freely. In some…

Lifestyle Changes To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Attack

By Dr. Vivek Baliga B, 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 – Know Its Symptoms and Emergency Treatment!

By Dr. Avinash, Cardiology, Subtle Signs of a Heart Attack: Unusual Fatigue: Like most people, you may also be busy with hectic schedules and deadlines. You may have responsibilities such as aging parents, running a household or taking care of your family’s monetary needs. Most of the time you are probably weary and…

Warning Signs Of Atrial Fibrillation

By Dr. Rajiv Kumar Srivastava, 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 the 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…

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…

Your Heart and Secret of Ayurveda!

By Dr. Vinod Pandey, 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…

Silent Heart Attack: What Are The Causes?

By Dr. Bharti, 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…

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…