Why Indians are at more risk of suffering from heart attack

Why Indians are at more risk of suffering from heart attack Heart disease is number one killer of mankind across the globe, albeit with geographical and racial inconsistency. It has been noticed that race and ethnicity do play a role in heart disease prevalence and some groups of people are at increased risk for heart…

Vision For The Future

Alternative options: – Aortic valve replacement surgery is done for rectification of damaged aortic valves. In this procedure, a different artificial valve replaces patient’s aortic valve. The aortic valve keeps the oxygenated blood flowing away from our heart for the requirement of our body. It acts as one-way swaying door that lets the blood flow…

The Mystery Of Heart Disease

In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, there is a famous riddle contest between Yudhishthira and a Yaksha. All the Pandavas have been killed by Yaksha on account of their inability to answer his probing questions. The last man standing is Yudhishthira who tries to answer the perplexing queries of the Yaksha tactfully. His reply to one…

15 quick tips for healthy heart

1. Have a heart for your heart. The greatest risk factor for heart disease is perhaps the ignorance of the fact that it is a deadly common disorder. Once we realize that heart disease may affect anyone of us, we should become proactive and take preemptive steps to protect our hearts. 2.Eat food slowly Traditional…

The flip side

The flip side All of us feel culpable, accountable and guilty after devouring a yummy fried snack. Those who are confiscated while eating a triple chocolate fudge cake or that delicious lip-smacking cookie usually makes an ignominious excuse and feel blameworthy. The primary explanation for this disposition is the relentless preaching for decades about detrimental…

Men are from Mars and women from Venus

Since time immemorial men and women think, behave and speak differently as if both are different species. However, recent evidence suggests that on suffering illness and becoming unwell the two are taken care differently too. This is particularly noticeable as far as cardiac care is concerned. Experts estimate that one in two women will die…

Impatient Adults

The grown-ups and the restless One of the hand-over of modern times is the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a common reason for children’s impaired functioning at home, school or social situation. This is the most commonly diagnosed behavioural disorder of childhood, affecting an estimated 3 – 5% of school aged children. This disorder is distinguished…

Super ten for healthy human

1. Quitters are winners- i am talking about smoking here. quitting cigarettes is the easiest way to keep your heart healthy. Making those puffs weather real or electronic is not so cool… 2. Indulge your sweet tooth- if you are an emotional eater…dig your teeth in dark chocolates. Flavanols will help you to kick that…

SUGAR HEARTS

SUGAR HEARTS Love is not the only reason for sugary hearts. High blood sugars or diabetes could also be the reason for the same. Unlike candy hearts of love diabetes always means catastrophic consequences. High blood sugar or diabetes is a complex problem and is usually due to the inability of the body to utilize…

Slow down and listen to your heart

Slow down and listen to your heart In the modern times, stress has tiptoed in our lives as an inevitable certainty. In these frantic, competitive, goals accomplishing times most people do not have any time for themselves. It seems that life has been stirred up with ever-accelerating fast forward culture, where we are expected to…

Fast and the Furious

Fast and the Furious Since ancient times man has always searched for that quick magic potion which could give him infinite energy and vigor to attain his aspirations. Energy drinks have slowly invaded the markets and promise just the same objective. These drinks are especially popular with the athletes, party animals and the younger lots….

How much is too much?

How much is too much. Sociocultural responses to alcohol consumption are diverse and varied across cultures. We have societies in the western world like the Mediterranean countries, where consuming alcohol is not frowned upon and accepted as an integral part of celebratory occasions unlike countries like India in which alcohol consumption is still fraught with…