healthy heart

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Jun, 2020

Right Food for Healthy Heart

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Eating the Right foods for a healthy heart will only show its benefits if consumed at the right time. An average human being consumes food for 16-17 hours a day. Our intestines need to ‘sleep’. If we continue eating, all that food just piles up,” Dr Ravi Gupta, Cardiologist, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Healthy diet must be eaten in accordance with the Circadian rhythm to  enhance  its nutritional benefit. The circadian…

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Passive Smoking

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Jun, 2020

Harmful effects of Passive Smoking

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Passive smoke is the combination of smoke from a burning cigarette and smoke exhaled by a smoker. There are two types of passive smoke; side stream smoke comes directly from the burning tobacco product, and mainstream smoke is the…

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24

Jan, 2020

Mitral Valve Repair Surgery

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Heart valve surgery fixes a damaged or faulty heart valve. There are two main types of heart valve surgeries: valve repair and valve replacement. Double valve surgery is a surgery where two valves are involved. Sometimes a faulty valve can be repaired by cutting away excess tissue in the cusps of the valve and sewing the edges together. It can be repaired by shortening or connecting the cords that act like hinges on the valve.…

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Cardiac care

29

Nov, 2019

MICS – Cardiac Care of Zambian Patient

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Wockhardt shares a successful story of Vivian Mulenga, her journey at Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai central Cardiac care centre during the course of her treatment. She was suffering from complicated heart condition and underwent an aortic valve repair surgery. My…

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Myocardial Infarct

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Nov, 2019

Advanced Technique in cardiac surgery improves Myocardial Infarct patient

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Myocardial Infarct (MI) or heart attack causes three major types of mechanical complications that mostly result in death of the patient, if not corrected in time surgically. One of the most major complications and increase in mortality occurs in ventricular septal rupture cases. A few years back, the mortality rate with surgical intervention to repair this was as high has 70-80% but it has now decreased to 50% or less…

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heart day

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Nov, 2019

World Heart Day

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World Heart Day 2017 will be celebrated all over the world at Friday, on 29th of September. The World Heart Foundation organizes World Heart Day, an international campaign held on September 29 to inform people about cardiovascular diseases, which…

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