Blogs

Posted by webmaster

According to World Health Organisation, maximum number of deaths in adults is due to cardiovascular diseases. American heart association states that the risk factors responsible for heart diseases are laid in childhood, which gets carried to adulthood, leading to heart diseases.

Posted by webmaster

Most of the doctors and fitness experts consider brisk walking and jogging are the best forms of cardiovascular or aerobic exercises. These are commonly suggested to the people as it does not require any special equipment, can be performed anywhere and costs almost nothing.

Posted by webmaster

In this modern world stress has become part and parcel of our daily life .Stress is experienced by the people of all age groups. It affects both mind and body together. Daily hassles, work overload, illness and relationships are some of the major causes of stress. In the present society job strain has become unavoidable stress. People who work long hours, do not get sufficient sleep and exercise due to lack of time are subjected to stress very often.

Posted by webmaster

Sudden Cardiac Death happens in people who are active and outwardly health with no known heart diseases or other health problems. But in the 30 percent of cases, it is the first symptom of heart disease. Some of the contributing factors are: 

Posted by sansadds

When we talk of congenital anomalies and birth defects, heart malformation are the most common amongst them and account to almost one of every 100 births globally. Of these, almost 25% of them are fatal. Many a times paediatricians fail to recognize and miss out on diagnosing these defects, as the new born heart and lungs function normally and continue to mature for a few initial days.  

Posted by sansadds

34 year Scott Rosser who is London’s Director of Charity Community Transport Association, went through the breakthrough heart surgery using a camera within a balloon. He has been the first man to undergo the heart balloon surgery in the UK. 

Posted by sansadds

A new study reveals the surprising turn of events in cardiology cases. Hospitals are treating patients coming with heart attack within 90 minutes of arrival. There are cases when the patient was attended to within 26 minutes and even 16 minutes. Heart attack or a cardiac arrest occurs when the blood supply to the heart is arrested and therefore the heart does not receive oxygen. 

Posted by sansadds

Our heart has four valves that let the blood in and also flow out of the heart. Heart valves malfunction either by not closing properly and leaking or partially blocking the blood flow into the heart chambers. The blood can regurgitate back into the chamber when the valve is prolapsed and does not close right. In stenosis, the valve does not open completely. 

Posted by sansadds

Elena, a premature baby who came out six weeks earlier had to undergo an open heart surgery in Birmingham Children’s Hospital that saved her life. She was diagnosed with an extremely uncommon heart condition much before she was born during her twentieth week scan. The scan revealed a missing pulmonary valve, a big hole between her two ventricles and enlarged pulmonary arteries. 

Posted by sansadds

It has been found that married couples have a greater chance of living up to 15 years after one of them undergoes a coronary bypass when compared to single men and women. Although there is no valid proof about this finding, there is no doubt about the fact that having a mate is extremely reassuring and helps the spouse to recuperate faster. Researches conducted in this area also reveals that being married hikes up your chances of fighting against colon cancer and even aids to lower the aches in rheumatoid arthritis victims.