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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) – 5 Questions to ask your Cardiac Surgeon

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) or simply a “bypass” is a surgical procedure to improve the blood supply to the heart muscle when its natural arteries have significant blocks; blocks …

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Pacemaker FAQS

Pacemaker FAQS

What is pacemaker? Pacemaker is a small instrument that is of the size of two silver dollars pasted together. The main function of the instrument is to transmit electrical impulses …

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Oral Bacteria Causes Heart Disease & Alzheimer’s?

As absurd and improbable as it sounds, oral bacteria has been linked to the occurrence of heart diseases as well as Alzheimer’s time and again. We are all aware of …

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stress

Stress is Killing You – Literally

Numerous daily activities can make the body feel stressed. Though everyone has a different way of reacting to stress and threshold of stress they can bear, these factors can cause …

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Vascular Defects in babies: Coarctation of Aorta

Vascular defects are referred to as abnormally developed blood vessels with which a child is born. They occur due to the defects in the stage of embryonic development. The severity …

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Congenital Heart Defects: What is it?

A baby can develop heart defects during, after the child’s birth or even before the child is born. However, the most common heart defects in babies are congenital; that which …

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Habits Bad for Heart

Heart Attack, Angina, Stroke: Warning Signs

Spotting the first signs of angina, heart attack or stroke can save a patient’s life. The sooner a patient reaches an emergency room for treatment, greater are the chances of …

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Chest pain of undetermined origin

Chest pain of undetermined origin (CPUO)

Chest pain is a common complaint but not all chest pains are related to heart troubles. There could be non-cardiac causes also like musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, psychological and pulmonary. Accurately diagnosing …

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Heart-diseases

6 Natural Ways To Keep Your Heart Healthy

The simplest way to a healthier heart lies in leading a healthier life. It might sound too good to be true, but it is known that people can work their …

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Aortic Stenosis

Heart Surgery: Which Surgery do I Need?

Heart surgery is used to treat complex Coronary Artery Diseases (CAD) when other forms of treatment like lifestyle changes, medical procedures and medicines fail to work or cannot be used. In CAD, …

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Chest Pain - Heart Attack Or Something Else?

Chest Pain – Heart Attack Or Something Else?

That dull, burning sensation in the chest that doesn’t seem to be going away, or is getting worse – is it a sign of a heart attack? Or is it …

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CABG: Most Common Open Heart Surgery

Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) is the most common open-heart surgery known by the doctors today. People who suffer from coronary heart diseases, such as heart attacks, need CABG to …

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PTCA To Open Coronary Artery Blockages

PTCA To Open Coronary Artery Blockages

What is percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty? Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that opens blockages in coronary arteries and allows blood to circulate unobstructed through blood …

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CT Angiography: Screening for Heart Disease

CT Angiography: Screening for Heart Disease

What is CT angiography? A computed tomography (CT) angiogram is an imaging test to view arteries that supply blood to your heart muscles. CT angiography differs from traditional coronary angiogram as …

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Open Heart Surgery

Post Open Heart Surgery Concerns

Bypass or Open Heart Surgery is one of the major operations that are generally performed in the human body. The heart’s muscles, arteries, valves, and aorta are operated on by …

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Healthy Lungs = Happy Life

6 Ways to Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Unfortunately, it is easy to consider cardiovascular disease and stroke an inevitable part of ageing. They are, after all, the leading causes of death. Earlier studies had shown that almost one …

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Understanding the Heart’s Function

The Heart: Anatomy  The heart is a muscle that pumps blood continuously to the rest of the body. It lies towards the front and middle of the chest, slightly to …

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Congenital Heart Disease: Newborn Surgery

Congenital Heart Disease: Newborn Surgery

Though the exact reason has not yet been pinned the cases of congenital heart defects is on the rise among newborn. Research shows that nearly 1% babies are born with …

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