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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.…

Why To Consult a Physiotherapist After Stroke?

By Dr. Aneeta Verma, Physiotherapy A stroke may often end up damaging part of the brain that regulates movement, so it may lead to paralysis or weakness on either side of the body. This can cause problems in performing routine activities such as moving from one place to another. Once a stroke occurs, the…

A Simplified Guide To Physical Therapy After Stroke!

By Dr Rajesh Pal , Physiotherapy A stroke may often end up damaging part of the brain that regulates movement, so it may lead to paralysis or weakness on either side of the body. This can cause problems in performing routine activities such as moving from one place to another. Once a…

Dementia – Tips To Prevent It!

By Kiran Institute Of Ent Mental Health & Neurosciences(kiemhans) , Psychiatry Unlike what most people think, dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. It is marked by a decline in memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases.…

Physical Rehabilitation Approaches to Recover After Stroke

By Dr. Jeetu Mishra , Physiotherapy A stroke may often end up damaging part of the brain that regulates movement, so it may lead to paralysis or weakness on either side of the body. This can cause problems in performing routine activities such as moving from one place to another. Once a stroke occurs,…

Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery – Know Its Procedure

By Dr. Manish Joshi, Gastroenterology Mini gastric bypass surgery is a surgical procedure that is carried out to help you lose weight by reducing the size of your stomach. This procedure is recommended only if other methods such as diet and exercise have failed to produce tangible results. Mini gastric bypass surgery…

Stroke: Signs, Symptoms, Recovery & Homeopathy Treatment

By Dr. Rushali Angchekar , Homeopathy When blood supply to the brain is interrupted, the brain gets severely affected. This damage to the brain is defined as stroke. The two major causes of strokes are rupture or leaking of a blood vessel, or a blocked artery. Strokes can be of three types:…

Who according to you is more prone to strokes – Men or Women?

This year the World Stroke Day falls on Thursday the 29th October 2015. The World Stroke Organization’s theme for this year is ‘I am Woman’. The reason the World Stroke Organization has chosen its Campaign to focus specifically on women, is because women are considered to be at significantly more…