High cholesterol and lipids (Beyond the Basics)

By | December 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

INTRODUCTIONHigh levels of lipids (fats) in the blood, including cholesterol and triglycerides, is also called "hyperlipidemia." Hyperlipidemia can significantly increase a person's risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious problems. To lower these risks, doctors often recommend that people with hyperlipidemia try to lower their cholesterol levels through a combination of dietary changes, exercise, [...]

Sudden cardiac arrest (The Basics)

By | November 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What is sudden cardiac arrest? Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is when the heart suddenly stops beating. This is a medical emergency that needs to be treated right away. SCA that isn't treated right away causes death (called "sudden cardiac death"). But even with treatment, most people with SCA do not survive. The heart has a [...]

How to Safely Wear A Mask?

By | October 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Do's Thoroughly wash hands with soap & water before touching the mask.Check the mask for any tears or holes.Find the top side where the metal piece or stiff edge is.Ensure that the color side faces outwardPlace the metal piece/stiff edge over your noseCover your mouth, nose & chinAdjust the mask without leaving gaps on the [...]

Home Based Care & Precautions for COVID Patients by Dr Sanjeev Kumar

By | July 11th, 2020|LATEST NEWS|

Know more about Home Based Care & Precautions for COVID with Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, from Sunshine Hospitals, Hyderabad. About COVID - 19: Covid 19 means : CO = corona VI= virus D= disease 2019. Covid 19 contains name of the virus disease and on whatvyear it has originated in world that is 2019. Covid 19 believed to be originated in the wet [...]

Heart Palpitations – Are they Due to Anxiety or Heart Issues?

By | June 22nd, 2020|LATEST NEWS|

Heart palpitations are the sensations you feel like your heart is beating too fast and too hard, fluttering or skipping a beat. You may feel these sensations in your chest, neck or throat. Though these may go on their own and don’t usually indicate any serious health issues, they are frightening and bothersome. You may [...]

Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Death – How to Know the Risk?

By | June 11th, 2020|LATEST NEWS|

Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Death: Being seemingly healthy is no insurance against heart disease. Those who appear healthy, and are particular about diet and exercise, seem to be succumbing too. Nowadays, heart attacks are striking at a younger age, making those in their 30s and 40s the new high-risk categories, possibly due to high-pressure lifestyles. [...]

Silent Heart Attack or Silent Myocardial Infarction (SMI)

By | June 2nd, 2020|LATEST NEWS|

Silent Heart Attack or Silent Myocardial Infarction (SMI) Imagine a situation wherein if you don’t feel or experience the tell-tale signs of heart attacks that everyone is taught to recognize – and you actually experienced a heart attack – and it got completely unrecognized or unnoticed by you. It’s really very confusing. This is known [...]

Drinking Water and Heart Disease – Hydrate Yourself to Keep Your Heart Healthy

By | May 24th, 2020|LATEST NEWS|

Drinking water and Heart Disease: Hot sunny summer and dehydration goes hand in hand – whether you remain confined to your room, move around in your home or roam somewhere else, you cannot escape from dehydration as heatwave may cause dehydration and heatstroke. It is quite easy to get dehydrated by losing water as sweat [...]

What are the Symptoms of Pericarditis

By | May 14th, 2020|LATEST NEWS|

Symptoms of Pericarditis Pericarditis: Your heart is surrounded by a protective sac-like thick membrane known as the pericardium. It acts as a shock absorber and protects the heart. The irritation and swelling of this sac-like membrane is known as pericarditis. When the irritated membranes of the pericardium rub against each other, sharp pain occur. In [...]

Sudden Cardiac Arrest and COVID-19 Pandemic?

By | May 2nd, 2020|LATEST NEWS|

Sudden Cardiac Arrest and COVID-19 has so far remained quite mysterious to many people owing to the fact that the infection caused by it ranges from mild asymptomatic, moderate symptomatic to quite an intricate infection. In some reported cases, the infection is reported as fatal and life-threatening (worsening of heart disease, cardiac arrest and heart [...]