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What causes Heart Attack

Symptoms and Prevention of a heart attack If you believe you are experiencing a heart attack or stroke, contact your emergency response system immediately.  If you are with someone who is experiencing this symptom drive them to the hospital immediately. Central crushing chest pain Heavy sweating Nausea and/or vomiting Cold, clammy feeling hands Palpitations shortness of […]

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First Aid for Heart Attack

Heart Attack is caused by lack of blood supply to the heart muscle. It may come on suddenly or after physical effort. Severe crushing pain in the chest, often spreading to one or both arms, the neck and the jaw is the main symptom of a heart attack. Patient becomes breathless and sweats profusely, he […]

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Healthy lifestyle – A key to healthy heart.

Good heart health is good for “My Heart, for Your Heart“, for all our hearts. World Heart Day, celebrated every year on September 29, spreads awareness about cardiovascular disease and highlights the actions that individuals can take to prevent and control CVD. Roughly a third of all deaths around the world are the result of […]

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Incorporate heart-healthy habits into your lifestyle

World Heart Day on September 29 aims to combat the rising number of people with cardiovascular disease (CVD), by promoting the importance of living a heart-healthy lifestyle. The theme this year ‘My Heart, Your Heart,’ posed the question “What can I do right now to look after my heart and your heart?” for all stakeholders […]

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Tobacco use in India – An evil with many faces

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), a global standard for systematically monitoring adult tobacco use and tracking key tobacco control indicators reported a steep decline in tobacco consumption in India in its second survey report published on June 23, 2017. India is the world’s largest democracy, the second largest consumer and third largest producer of tobacco. […]

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Diet cults! – Do not practice blindly

National Nutrition Week 2018  – This year’s theme is ‘Go Further with Food’. As the theme emphasizes on exploring nutritious food sources which is natural and healthy. Today most of our lifestyle revolves around erroneous eating habits and anecdotal information that we perceive from online or offline. We have left behind our traditional foods for various reasons […]

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How does smoking damage your heart?

Smoking, along with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity, and diabetes, tops the list as a primary risk factor for heart disease. Smoking increases the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease and stroke. Smoking damages the lining of your arteries, leading to a build up of fatty material (atheroma) that narrows the […]

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Attack On Tele-Consultation – is it a Backward Step?

A recent Bombay High Court verdict dated 27 July, 2018 which charged a doctor couple of medical negligence under IPC, Section 304(A), has had a negative impact on the tele-consultation industry, with many doctors mis-interpreting the judgment deeming tele-consultation as illegal. However, the fact is that the tele-consultation industry which serves more than 10 million […]

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Training in First aid should be made accessible to all

World First Aid Day : Sep 08,2018 : The theme for this year is “First response to road crashes”. Being in the emergency department we get to see many cases where I strongly feel that, if the people around were trained in first aid, we could have easily avoided serious damages or even saved precious […]

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