What meant is by Tachycardia?

What meant is by Tachycardia?

Tachycardia: Tachycardia is a medical term for the conditions like rapid heart beat, fluttering heart or pounding of heart. Causes for Tachycardia: This condition occurs due to strong feelings of fear, excitement or anxiety or by over taxing the heart temporarily with sudden exertion or too much exercise. It may also be the sign of […]

Chronic Hypertension : Symptoms, Complications and Types

Chronic Hypertension : Symptoms, Complications and Types

What is meant by Hypertension? Hypertension is commonly known as high blood pressure and it is a condition which may be a warning of some other disease. It is not in itself a serious problem and does not have any underlying specific cause. Types of Hypertension Hypertension is of three types: Functional hypertension Essential hypertension […]

A Balanced Diet and Regular Exercise Prevents Strokes

A Balanced Diet and Regular Exercise Prevents Strokes

The German Neurological Society (DGN) Berlin reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association that regular exercise and a balanced diet prevents strokes and heart attacks than the usage of vitamins to prevent vascular diseases. The study revealed that the above recommendation is applicable to those who never had any attack and to those […]

Blood pressure has a close link with Memory Loss

It is reported that there is a strong link between memory loss and high blood pressure. A study has been made on persons having high blood pressure and normal blood pressure. It is found that in persons having normal blood pressure the memory is sharper than in the group of persons having high blood pressure. […]

Breast Feeding cuts Heart Attack Risk

Breast Feeding cuts Heart Attack Risk

Importance of Breast Feeding for Babies and Mothers: It is well known that breast feeding helps the babies in many ways. But a recent study revealed that it also helps the moms also with a lowered risk for heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular diseases. A study made on several post menopausal women revealed that women […]

Simple Urine Test to detect Heart Problems

A simple urine test to detect proteins in the urine is found to be more accurate to about 80% in diagnosing heart problems. This will help for the patients to avoid more invasive tests and to change their life style to prevent future heart attacks. However further trials are needed to use this test for […]

Medicinal Plants for Treating Blood Pressure and Heart Diseases

Medicinal Plants for Treating Blood Pressure and Heart Diseases

Some of the medicinally important plants which are used for treating the blood pressure and heart problems are Jivanti, Tilpusphi, Hawthorn berries, Tea, Guggul, Baigan, Pitpara, Ephedra, Green Hellebore and Potato etc,. 1. Jivanti for treating Blood Pressure and Heart Problems Biological Name : Dendrobium macraci Jivanti lowers the blood pressure in acute and chronic […]

Heart Problems – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Heart Problems – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Working of Heart: The heart is the very important organ in our body and pumps blood to all the systems through the arteries of our body. The blood is passed through the arterial vessels which are elastic in nature. Blood pressure Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the blood on the vessels’ walls. There […]

Advantages of Key Hole Heart Surgery over Open Heart Surgery

Advantages of Key Hole Heart Surgery over Open Heart Surgery

Heart is very sensitive and it works continuously. While performing heart operations, artificial circulation is given by the Heart Lung Machine (Cardiopulmonary bypass pump) which became the initiative for the Open Heart Surgery. Open Heart Surgery To perform the Open Heart Surgery, rib bones are to be cut and 10-12 inches should be cut on […]