Living with heart failure

Cardiovascular Diseases – What Causes It?

By Dr. (Lt Col) Dinesh Kumar, 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…

Heart Failure – 5 Things You Need To Know!

By Dr. Sameer Mehrotra, Cardiology 1. Heart failure simply means in-effective pumping of the heart. This in-effective pumping can be due to many reasons, some may be reversible with treatment and others can be irreversible and only be managed with supportive medical treatment. 2. In heart failure, because the pump of the body…

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.…

Heart Disease and Sex

By Dr Prabhu Vyas , Sexology The word “Heart Disease” has the power to strike anyone whoever hears it for the first time. Though getting affected by heart disease, you can still lead a normal life. Let’s discuss in detail about the terms, causes and remedies associated with this disease in detail.…