What You Need to Know About Hypertension

Blood pressure is the force exerted by a person’s blood against the walls of the blood vessels. The pressure depends on the amount of blood pumped by the heart and the resistance of the arteries to the blood flow. There are two numerical components of blood pressure, systolic and diastolic values. The former denotes the […]

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Life Saving Steps in the Event of a Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Heart attacks are becoming increasingly common in our country. The statistics are indeed worrying; 50% of all the heart attacks in Indians occur under 50 years of age and a quarter of all the heart attacks in Indians occur under 40 years of age, according to the data available with Indian Heart Association. Also, those […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease is a term which encompasses all the issues, disorders and deformities in the heart. These include problems with the structure and functions of the heart. Types of Heart Disease The various types of heart diseases are: • Arrhytmia: This is a condition characterized by an irregular heartbeat. This includes tachycardia (very fast heartbeats) […]

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