Heart disease

Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Congenital Heart Defects

  By Mp Heart Clinic, Cardiology 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 incomplete formation of the baby’s heart valves or holes in the heart’s chambers. Each of…

Prevalence of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Obese and Overweight People.

By Dr.Vijay Rai, Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a chronic…

Debunking Myths Related To Heart Health – Know the facts!

By Maxcure Hospitals , 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…

Physiotherapy For Respiratory and Cardiac Problems

By Dr. Kapilchand Narra , Physiotherapy Physiotherapy is a physical exercise regimen which either goes hand-in-hand with conventional treatment through medicines or as a standalone approach to correct multiple physical problems. Physiotherapy is used for a vast number of disorders and it strives to correct problems with the functionality of affected organs.…

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…

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…

Vegetarian diet may increase heart disease and cancer risk in Indians: says Study

Long-term consumption of vegetarian food may cause genetic transmutation, which may increase heart disease and cancer risk in Indians, a new study by the researchers of Cornell University has stated. Scientists found proof that a vegetarian diet has resulted in a transmutation, which may make people more susceptible to inflammation…

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…