Heart Health

Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Causes And Treatment

By Dr. Gaurav Minocha, Cardiology, The narrowing and hardening of the artery walls due to plaque (a substance made up of cholesterol, calcium, fats and other debris in the bloodstream) build-up is called atherosclerosis. This process of substance build-up happens gradually, and puts the flow of blood at risk. In fact, atherosclerosis…

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…

Long Term Benefits Of Coronary Bypass Surgery

By Dr. Rajiv Kumar Srivastava, Cardiology, Coronary bypass surgery is the surgical procedure in which the blood flow of a blocked artery or even a partially blocked artery in your heart is diverted. Since a new pathway to the heart is made, the heart muscles’ blood flow generally improves. This procedure works…

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.…

Ischemic Heart Disease: What You Need To Do For Prevention?

By Dr. Rajiv Kumar Srivastava, 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…

Debunking Myths About Heart Health – Know The Facts!

By Dr. Avinash, Cardiology, Coronary bypass surgery is the surgical procedure in which the blood flow of a blocked artery or even a partially blocked artery in your heart is diverted. Since a new pathway to the heart is made, the heart muscles’ blood flow generally improves. This procedure works by taking…

Stent: Risks Associated With It!

By Dr Jitesh Arora , Cardiology The tiny tube inserted into an obstructed passageway in the body to clear it is called a stent. A stent is used to cure weakened or narrow arteries in the body. Depending on its placement, the stent revives the flow of fluids or blood.…

5 Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy!

By Auraveda Wellness New Delhi , Ayurveda The heart is a vital organ within the body and without it functioning properly; the other organs will not be able to function at all. However, the modern lifestyle and diet puts a lot of stress on this organ and it is imperative that you take…