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If someone is having a heart attack, then have the person sit down and rest, and try to keep calm. Loosen any tight clothing. Opt for medication such as nitroglycerin, for a called heart condition, and help them take it. Every minute after a heart attack more heart tissue deteriorates or dies. Re..
A heart attack comes when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked. The blockage is most often due to a buildup of fat cholesterol and other substances, which forms a plaque in the arteries that feed the heart coronary arteries. The plaque eventually breaks away in the form of a clot. The interru..
Heart attacks are one of the most common causes of death in India. A heart attack (also known as myocardial infarction) is permanent damage or death of heart muscle due to the lack of supply of oxygen-rich blood. There are various reasons for the causes of heart attacks, though one of the most com..
Symptoms of a heart attack vary from person to person, and they may not always be sudden or severe. Females usually are more symptomatic than males. In India, cardiac disease is the leading cause of death by 2020 it is expected that India shall account for 60% of the cardiac burden of the world. T..
Consequences of abnormal fat deposition in the arteries of the heart (Coronary Arteries) can be variable. As a result of gradual narrowing of arteries, some people may present symptoms of chest pain, fatigue, breathlessness or abnormal chest pulsations on exertion. The other subset of people may h..
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) remain the leading cause of death in women. More women as compared to men die annually from CVD in Western countries. There are both sex (biologic) and gender (sociocultural) differences in CVD. However in India at present men dominate the cardiac disease mortality bu..
A heart attack implies either having an (1) acute myocardial infarction(MI) or an episode of (2) unstable angina / non ST elevation MI . After the initial management of the acute episode the long term management of these two types of acute heart attacks are largely similar .
Not just metros, cardiovascular disease rates high in smaller towns like Darbhanga as well
Doctors at Paras Global Hospital, Darbhanga advocate need for preventive measures from early years