Hey readers, how have you been? You have been taking good care of your hearts with all the information about cardiac care that was provided last month, haven’t you? Good! In that case, let’s talk about yet another important organ of our body – the kidney.
Month: May 2014
Obesity and the Heart
Obesity is an increasingly prevalent metabolic disorder affecting almost the whole world. Although heredity explains 30% to 70% of cases of obesity, the environment contributes too. Diets high in fat and calories, and a reduced physical activity are the most likely factors. People with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher are considered obese. The term obesity is used to describe the health condition of anyone significantly above his ideal healthy weight. Don’t be discouraged though. Unfortunately, you are not alone. Contine reading
Avoid Heart Diseases
It is not anymore easy to say who is prone to heart diseases and who isn’t. People of every age and sex, whether with a family history of heart diseases or not, are becoming victim to these. Heart or cardiovascular diseases have become a leading cause of death worldwide, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be avoided, or at least be pushed to a lot later in life. The best way to do so is by adopting a healthy lifestyle starting today. Here are a few heart disease prevention tips, for various age groups, to get you started. Contine reading
Major Signs and Symptoms of Cardiac Diseases in Women
This week is dedicated to mothers everywhere. Happy Mother’s Day to all beautiful mums around the globe. Let us talk about your loving heart today, a heart that only knows to care for selflessly. But are you taking care of your own heart? We hope you are.
It feels nice for us to be writing a blog. It seems like we’re connecting to people we care for and those who care for us, on a whole new personal level. We, at Vikram Hospital Bangalore, have made this little promise to write to you weekly about things that matter, which we’ll hopefully keep. Contine reading