Cardiovascular disease, Warning signs and Risk Factors

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of chronic disease morbidity and mortality all over the world.  Around 17.7 million people worldwide succumb to cardiovascular diseases every year.* Cardiovascular diseases, the leading cause of premature death, includes heart attacks, strokes, and other circulatory related diseases. Particularly shocking is the increased rate in heart attacks among young people. According to many studies all […]

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How to keep your Heart Healthy

It isn’t enough to just be aware of the risk factors for heart disease that you might possess. An active effort needs to be made in order to ensure that our hearts health is always a priority. Some ways in which we can maintain our heart health are: Stop smoking: Tobacco smoking directly increases your […]

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Heart Attack

Why Do People Get Strokes?

If the blood that flows into your brain is interrupted, a stroke may occur. Stroke, also called brain attack, is the result of brains cells being deprived of oxygen and glucose, which is required for the survival of the cells. Strokes are of two kinds- Ischemic and Hemorrhagic. Ischemic stroke is a result of a […]

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The effect of Ramadan on Cardiac Patients

Ramadan is an ideal platform to target year long lifestyle modification, to ensure that whatever health care benefits have been gained during this month, are perpetuated. Patients with stable Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) can observe fasting during Ramadan without anticipating any major adverse cardiac events while those with unstable disease or recent/pending revascularization should largely […]

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