Cardiovascular Diseases

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World Heart Day 2022: Are fitness freaks at risk of a heart attack?
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World Heart Day 2022: Are fitness freaks at risk of a heart attack?

Achieving cardiovascular health is something that everyone should aim at to maintain heart health

World Heart Day 2022: Is sudden cardiac arrest more dangerous than a heart attack?
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World Heart Day 2022: Is sudden cardiac arrest more dangerous than a heart attack?

Sudden cardiac arrest is a much more severe condition than a heart attack

What to do when a friend or colleague is having a cardiac arrest? Here's some first-aid steps to follow
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What to do when a friend or colleague is having a cardiac arrest? Here's some first-aid steps to follow

The annual number of deaths from cardiovascular diseases in India has been projected to rise 2.26 million in 1990 to 4.77 million in 2021.

A need for lifestyle change: How poor sleep can result in Type 2 diabetes
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A need for lifestyle change: How poor sleep can result in Type 2 diabetes

Prolong obstructive sleep apnea has been associated with conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, as well as cardiovascular diseases, and obesity.

World Heart Day 2021: Why hearts of young Indians are vulnerable to cardiovascular diseases
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World Heart Day 2021: Why hearts of young Indians are vulnerable to cardiovascular diseases

Even at the slightest indication of heart disease, one must reach out to their primary care consultant to stay safe and healthy

World breastfeeding week: Myths busted for new and expecting mothers
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World breastfeeding week: Myths busted for new and expecting mothers

It’s the duty of primary health care providers to educate new mothers and provide them with all the necessary information to make the right decision.

Remote monitoring of heart health can vastly improve medical care for some cardiovascular patients
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Remote monitoring of heart health can vastly improve medical care for some cardiovascular patients

When travel across the cities and states to visit a doctor is impossible or undesirable, remote monitoring is a boon to patients that have implanted devices like pacemakers.

Taking glucosamine-chondroitin supplements may reduce cardiovascular and other mortality risks, suggests study
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Taking glucosamine-chondroitin supplements may reduce cardiovascular and other mortality risks, suggests study

Glucosamine and chondroitin are natural compounds found in healthy cartilage, which is the connective tissue that cushions the joints of the body

People who eat chilli peppers are at lower risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality, suggests study
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People who eat chilli peppers are at lower risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality, suggests study

Chillies are a food source so packed with nutrients - micronutrients in particular - that studies have highlighted their many health benefits for years

Mother's cardiovascular health could predict onset of heart disease in offspring, suggests new study
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Mother's cardiovascular health could predict onset of heart disease in offspring, suggests new study

The study found that if women of reproductive age are in good cardiovascular shape, then not only will they reduce their own risks of CVDs but even their children are more likely to live a CVD-free life for longer duration

Diets high in inflammatory foods can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says new study
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Diets high in inflammatory foods can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says new study

Cardiovascular diseases tend to affect patients in their most productive years and often have catastrophic social and economic consequences apart from resulting in lifelong risks of negative health outcomes

Young people with high cholesterol levels at higher risk of heart disease during middle age, finds study
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Young people with high cholesterol levels at higher risk of heart disease during middle age, finds study

Researchers also found that the damage done to the arteries at a younger age, say teenage years, due to higher levels of LDL may be irreversible

Hypertension at young age can lead to cardiovascular diseases; optimism may help reduce the risk, say scientists
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Hypertension at young age can lead to cardiovascular diseases; optimism may help reduce the risk, say scientists

A recent study found a dose-response relationship between optimism and hypertension, which means the higher the optimism, the lower the risk of developing hypertension

Preservatives, trans fats used in popular processed foods have major health risks
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Preservatives, trans fats used in popular processed foods have major health risks

Research suggests that most preservatives have some harmful effects on your health, partially hydrogenated oils are nothing but industrially-produced trans fats, which are associated with cardiovascular diseases, increased risk of strokes, heart attacks

Aspirin reduces risk of blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, but increases bleeding making it a double-edged sword
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Aspirin reduces risk of blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, but increases bleeding making it a double-edged sword

Aspirin’s history goes back some 3,500 years when the Egyptians and the Sumerians started using willow bark to alleviate pain and fever. Yet, aspirin is also one of those drugs that every doctor (and dentist) will ask you about before doing an invasive procedure, no matter how small

Low weight at birth increases the chances of heart disease in future
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Low weight at birth increases the chances of heart disease in future

A recent study found that lower birth weight also increases the chances of developing heart disease later in life.

Five reasons why our heart muscles become weak
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Five reasons why our heart muscles become weak

Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscles become weak. In people with cardiomyopathy, the heart muscles become thicker and more rigid.

Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-being
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Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-being

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading cause of death globally and kills more people than all infectious diseases combined.

Five unusual and fun ways to avoid heart disease
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Five unusual and fun ways to avoid heart disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Happily, there are some quick and easy steps to help you maintain your heart health.

Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the time
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Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the time

Causes of BP misdiagnosis are whitecoat hypertension (BP rising due to anxiety when you visit the doctor) and masked hypertension (hypertensive patient shows normal blood pressure readings at a doctor’s clinic).