heart attack

Warning Signs Of Heart Disease!

By Mpct Hospital, Multi Speciality 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 (atherosclerotic) diseases are…

Heart Attack – How To Avoid It?

By Dr. Rajashekharam Samleti Samleti, 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 Bypass Or Stenting – Which One To Opt For?

By Dr. Aman Makhija, 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…

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…