Cardiac arrest prevention tips: Know about the best strategies to keep heart healthy

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an unforgiving condition that doesn’t choose its victims, whether they’re children or adults. It’s not modest either, taking the lives of around 200,000 teens and children on a yearly level, according to statistics. However, there is hope to be found, since these deaths can be prevented if you learn to […]

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Want to lower your cholesterol levels? Follow these simple health tips

Try these strategies to keep your cholesterol in healthy levels. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables Fruits and vegetable are rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, vitamin E, folate and selenium. There is one study that analysed the diets of more than 4,000 people and revealed increased fruits and vegetable intake among […]

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5 health benefits of rajma, you need to know about

They are full of fibre and protein and prevent various ailments. But the protein they contain is incomplete and they should always be paired with a cereal (carbohydrate) to improve their biological value, in other words improve the quality of protein. From Mexican cuisine – tacos, burritos, etc to our very own rajma-chawal, red kidney […]

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Very low levels of cholesterol might increase the risk of haemorrhagic stroke

Over a period of nine years, a Penn State-led study examined the relationship between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol – LDL, commonly known as ‘bad’ cholesterol – and haemorrhagic stroke. This type of stroke occurs when a blood vessel bursts in the brain. The researchers found that participants with LDL cholesterol levels below 70 mg/dL had a […]

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What is cholesterol ratio and why is it important?

Doctors calculate an individual’s cholesterol ratio by dividing their total cholesterol by their high-density lipoprotein level. The optimal ratio is between 3.5 and 1. A higher ratio increases the risk of heart disease. Good cholesterol ratio vs. bad cholesterol ratio Total cholesterol levels are made up of three different types of cholesterol. High-density lipoprotein, or […]

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Long-term obesity linked to higher dementia risk in older adults

Long-term obesity linked to higher dementia risk in older adults

The study team followed two groups of dementia-free adults aged 65 to 74 years for up to 15 years. One group, considered healthy, included 257,523 non-smokers who didn’t have cancer, heart failure or multiple chronic health problems; another group of 161,927 adults, deemed unhealthy, did smoke or have serious chronic medical issues. Over the first […]

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Here’s how you can reduce your risk of developing irregular heartbeats

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of irregular heartbeat. AF has been tied to an elevated risk of stroke and other potential heart complications since it can lead to clots which block blood flow. So, what can you do to manage risk factors? For starters, the American Heart Association recommends reducing high blood […]

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