FOR PEOPLE WITH HEART RISKS Archives
Know about risk factors for heart disease/attack which we can manage, calculate your heart risk score or that of your loved one and learn how to manage these risks
High Blood Pressure: for Indians
Indians have started to wake up to the risk of diabetes and its ill effects, but high blood pressure (hypertension) is still not talked about enough! Below are all the facts about this silent disease, which only gives symptoms when serious complications arise!
Managing your cholesterol: why and how?
No other food related term can compete with the notoriety associated with ‘cholesterol’, right? We have all heard of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol and have come across claims of various food product companies claiming ‘zero cholesterol’ in their products.
Ischemic heart disease and heart attack: symptoms and cause
Ischemic Heart Disease or Coronary Heart Disease (IHD or CHD) is part of a spectrum of diseases, called AtheroSclerotic CardioVascular Diseases (ASCVD). ASCVD affects the heart and blood vessels, especially arteries and leads to ‘clogging of arteries’.
HWI Heart attack risk calculator for Indians
The two cornerstones of managing heart disease in a population are:
Detecting it early and managing it by drugs and surgical interventions etc.
Detecting the risk factors and attacking them all in people before the occurrence of symptoms/disease
FWI high blood pressure diet plan for heart health
High blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, insulin resistance, prediabetes and diabetes, all can be put under the basket of lifestyle diseases, which can be controlled to a great extent by diet, weight and exercise management.
Heart attack prevention: get the target levels for risk factors
India is sitting on a ticking bomb of lifestyle diseases, both diabetes and heart diseases, and the trends suggest alarming level of increase in these in coming years!
Healthy heart: doing these things early will help in heart attack prevention
Heart attack is a big scare for aging adults and we all want to keep a healthy heart! Therefore, it is important that you know what you can do for heart attack prevention in your loved ones.
Do you have risk factors for heart disease (CVD)?
Heart disease, AtheroSclerotic CardioVascular Diseases (ASCVD), or simply CVD, is a leading cause of death worldwide and in India. India is said to be facing an epidemic of CVD and diabetes, which occur nearly a decade earlier in Indian population as compared to the west.