Learn to Survive a Heart Attack When you are Alone

Heart attacks can happen any time. Calling out of help is indeed the first instinct once you suffer a heart attack. That’s not a problem when you are in the company of people but what if you suffer a heart attack when you are alone! Learn to survive a heart attack when alone. First things first; recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. Yes, you need to be able to identify the symptoms of heart attack. The classical symptoms of an attack may include – Severe chest pain Chest pain that radiate to your left upper arm, neck or jaw Profuse ... Read more ...


Avoid Heart Attack During Winter – Tips You Should Consider

Let us start with the most obvious question – Is winter a risky month for heart attack? Recent study reveals, heart attacks are typically common in the winter season. Those that occur during the colder months are also fatal. Let’s understand the relation between colder months and heart attack from a layman’s point of view – It’s pretty much logical for your heart to work harder to keep you warm when the temperature drops outside. Hard physical labor further adds to the strain, causing fatal heart attacks. The issue of ‘hypothe... Read more ...


Diwali 2017 – Watch Out For the Health Risks

Diwali is upon us with all its extravaganza, fun, sight and sound. As we gear up to celebrate Diwali this year, it is also important to raise consciousness about safe and environment-friendly celebrations to make Diwali a happy and safe festival for one and all. Here are a few health risks you need to be aware of – The growing risk of asthma attack – During and after the Diwali celebration, doctors often witness a sharp increase in the asthmatic attack in patients. The harmful congestion in the air, the harmful gases that are release... Read more ...


Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents – What You Should Know

Let us understand things from a layman’s perspective. The heart is a pump and it is typically divided into a right and left side. Each side is further equipped with an upper and lower section. The right side of the heart receives the “blue” blood which is devoid of oxygen. The right side of the heart pumps the blood to the lungs where oxygen is added. The oxygen poor blood which is pumped to the lungs then returns to the left side of the heart as “red” oxygen enriched blood. This blood is then pumped into the aorta, which distributes ... Read more ...


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