heart attack

Heart Attack – Did You Know These Symptoms?

By Dr Kewal Krishan , 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…

Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest: Know Its Emergency Treatment!!

By Ace Heart & Vascular Institute , Cardiology Heart attack, also known as myocardial infarction, is a severe condition where death of the heart muscle occurs because of the loss of blood supply. The blood loss usually happens because of the blockage of a coronary artery. Due to electrical instability,…

Heart Attack Signs, Symptoms and Emergency Treatment

By Dr. Balaji Ramagiri, 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…

Lifestyle To Prevent Heart Attack

By Dr. Nishith Chandra , 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

By Dr. Paras Hospitals, Multi Speciality A heart attack occurs when the stream of oxygen-rich blood to an area of heart muscle suddenly experiences a blockage and the heart is not supplied with enough oxygen. In case, the blood stream is not re-established rapidly, the area of heart muscle begins to deteriorate…

Silent Heart Attack: Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

By Dr. S.K.Tandon , 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 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…

Patients surviving heart attack treated less for depression, says a study

People who survive a heart attack often succumb to depression but are prescribed anti-depressants less often than people who have not had a heart attack, finds a new study. Depression and stress have long been characterized as huge risk factors for heart attack patients, but research has found that such…

Exercise Increases Survival Chances After First Heart Attack

A heart attack is something that has been taken by many for granted. People do know that it can affect anyone, anywhere and at any time, but its unpredictability should be given more significance. There are over 19 million people worldwide who die of heart attack every year. In fact,…