March 22, 2011 in Disease Prevention
It may be interesting to note that while several Western countries are shunning fast food sausage, hamburger and pizza, they are at the top popularity in India, where eating has become more a mechanical process than expression of culture and communication. High level of cholesterol due to indiscriminate use of fats and lack of physical activity are responsible for heart attack.
It is disturbing that [...]
March 20, 2011 in General Health
Heart disease is rated as the major cause of death among men as well as women. Even though this is cause for serious concern, there are ways and means to prevent heart disease and to even reverse effects of a previous or current heart condition. Taking steps to lower cholesterol, triglycerides, homocystene and CRP levels are basic steps that can be taken to promote healthy hearts. A few lifestyle changes [...]
November 27, 2010 in General Health
Effect of Stress on Heart
Stress is considered number one killer for heart. Racing ambitions, hurry and worry of modern life directly affects man’s cardiovascular system. It is said that mind is like a Jockey and heart is like a horse. If the Jockey whips, the horse races fast. Similarly when the mind is tense, the heart beats faster and has to overwork. Modern man races against time and in turn [...]
July 26, 2010 in Yoga and Exercise
Heart disease has been dubbed as a life-style disease which occurs especially in city people, who (due to lack of time as well as will power) do not exercise at all, do no physical work, eat junk food very often, sleep very late at night, eat dinner also very late-often after 9 or 10 p.m., eat very heavily at night and then go to sleep.
Palpitations = Irregular Heartbeat
Palpitation, a common problem, is a state in which the heart beats forcibly and, maybe, irregularly. It enables the person to become aware of the action of his heart. It is a distressing condition but is not always serious.
Causes and Symptoms of palpitations
The main symptom of palpitation of the heart is a kind of ‘thumping’ feeling in the chest. The [...]
Coronary Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease)
The term coronary heart disease covers a group of clinical syndromes arising particularly from failure of the coronary arteries to supply sufficient blood to the heart. They include angina pectoris, coronary thrombosis or heart attack, and sudden death without infarction.
Causes and Symptoms
A common symptom of heart disease is shortness of breath, which [...]