Heart disease

Ischemic Heart Disease – Know Ways Of Tackling It!

By Dr. Preeti Sharma, Cardiology Ischemic heart disease is a condition wherein the heart’s blood supply gets affected. The supply of blood to the heart gets affected due to the changes in the structure of the blood vessels; they narrow down due to the cholesterol deposits on the walls of the blood…

Tips To Prepare For Open Heart Surgery!

By Manipal Hospitals, Jaipur, Orthopaedics Open Heart Surgery is the best treatment option when it comes to treating coronary heart disease. During the operation, a device that mimics the function of the heart and the lungs is used as a substitute of both these organs. When this machine pumps blood, the surgeon…

Atrial Fibrillation – Know Signs Of It!

By Ayushman Heart And Wellness Center, 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…

Stenting or Heart Bypass – Which Is Better?

By Dr. Punish Sadana, Cardiology Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had a 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 and…

Can Change In Lifestyle Help Preventing Heart Diseases?

  By Dr. Suyash Tripathi, 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…

Can High Cholesterol Level Cause Heart Disease?

By Dr. Rajiv Agarwal, 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 of heart diseases.…

Congenital Heart Disease – Know Signs Of It!

  By Dr. 7 Orange Hospital, Multi Speciality Congenital heart disease is a severe heart condition or a defect which develops while the baby is still in the mother’s womb. This might take a few forms such as the incomplete formation of the baby’s heart valves or holes in the heart’s chambers.…

Common Indications Of Heart Diseases!

By Dr. Sachin Hundekari, Cardiology 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…

What Are The Symptoms Of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF)?

By B& J Super Speciality Hospital, 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…

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…