Heart Health

Left Ventricular Assist Device or LVAD for Heart Failure

By Dr Manan H. Desai , Cardiology The heart is a pump which works constantly to pump blood to different parts of the body. The heart has 4 chambers, and the left ventricle which is the largest is responsible for pumping pure oxygenated blood to all parts of the body.…

Cardiovascular Disease: Signs and Symptoms of Heart Problems

By Dr. Skand Kumar Trivedi, 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:…

Top 3 Ways To Control Your High Blood Pressure!

By Dr. Mohamed Liaqath Hussain, General Physician High blood pressure is probably one of the most common health conditions to affect people today. A blood pressure reading that is higher than 140/90 mmHg can be termed as high blood pressure. Though this condition is not serious on its own, it can put…

Ischemic Heart Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr. ( Maj) J. S Khatri, 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…

Homeopathy Remedies For Heartburn!

By Dr. Tanmay Palsule, Homeopathy The burning and unbearable pain in the heart or the chest is termed as heartburn or pyrosis or acidity. Many times, heartburn pain occurs just behind the chest bone or sternum. It is an effect of acid reflux of the contents of the stomach via the food…

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…

Atrial Fibrillation – How to Know if it s Atrial Fibrillation?

By Dr. ( Maj) J. S Khatri, 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…

How Hypertension Worsens Heart Health

By Dr Jatin Soni, General Physician Yes, they are closely related! Hypertension acts a catalyst to worsen the heart health. It is considered a silent killer. Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a serious medical condition which occurs when the pressure of the blood pumping through your arteries is too strong which…

Cardiovascular Diseases-Causes, symptoms, Treatment

By Dr. S.K.Tandon , 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…