cardiovascular-disease

Keep these 5 daily health promises for a healthy heart

Promise yourself a sound sleep Make sleep a priority. Researchers believe that sleeping too little causes disruption in our biological clocks and thus adversely affects body functions, including increasing the risk of developing high blood pressure and inflammation in the body and can cause heart disease. The prescribed duration of sleep is nothing less than […]

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#WorldHeartDay: Second opinion plays important role in heart care

Second opinion is a tool for ratification or modification of a suggested treatment by another physician. The need for second opinion can be explained by an example – A female patient was diagnosed with unstable angina. Cardiac Angiography showed LMCA (Left Main Coronary Artery) Stenosis.  The patient was provided with the option of undergoing a […]

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#WorldHeartDay: On oral contraceptive pills? You could be at risk of heart disease

The use of Oral Contraceptive Pill (OCP) or other types of birth control measures that have hormones, in young and healthy women is a comfortable and safe method to prevent pregnancy. There are some women, though, who may be at risk of heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots. All pregnancy control measures should […]

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#WorldHeartDay: Secure your heart health by managing your weight!

Maintaining a healthy weight is imperative for overall health, and can help you prevent and control a multitude of diseases. If you are obese or overweight, you are at risk of developing health problems, including hypertension, heart disease, respiratory problems, gallstones, type-2 diabetes mellitus, and different types of cancers. When it comes to heart, ensure […]

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