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 ...


Heart Attack During Sleep – Know The Symptoms

During your sleep time the blood pressure rate as well as the heat rate drop to a low and relaxed level. Still having a heart attack during sleep is quite possible. Know the symptoms – Yes, heart attack during sleep is not uncommon. Statistical data reveals in most of the cases, victim wakes up due to acute pain. Usually the heart takes it easy when you are asleep. During your sleep time the blood pressure rate as well as the heat rate drop to a low and relaxed level. Still having a heart attack during sleep is quite possible. Know the symp... Read more ...


Heart Attack & Heart Burn Symptoms – Stay Informed

HEART disease is an overall term, which refers to any disease that typically affects the heart or the other major blood vessels. People suffering from heart diseases are at greater risk of heart attack. In lay language the most common cause of cardiovascular disease is the build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries. Building up of plaque leads to a heart attack or a stroke. With this comes the next important question – How do you know if you are having heart attack? The most common symptom of heart attack is heaviness in the chest or an ... Read more ...


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