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I am Dr. Nitish Chandra. I am a director incubational cardiologist at Fortis Escort Heart Institute, New Delhi. I have been working here for the last 22 years. Today I would like to give a very simple tip after the heart attack that how much they should exercise.
This is a very common myth that after the heart attack patients should not exercise but after the heart attack treatment is over and the patient goes home, he should start exercising. Here, the patient says that, “We don’t have time; we are busy.” So the tip is that they should follow the Rule of 4. This rule means that they should exercise for at least 4 days in a week. During every day, they should exercise for 40 minutes and during that time they should cover a distance of 4 Kilometers. So this is what I the Rule of 4. The Rule of 4 means 4 times a week for 40 minutes each covering a distance of 4 kilometers. If a person does this much of exercise, then he can keep his heart healthy. So, you people should not have this excuse that “I don’t have time.” If you follow the Rule of 4, you can keep your heart healthy.
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I am having severe pain in the chest when I breath. What is the causes and what are the possible diseases?
My mom is 62years old and she has diabetic disease for past 16 years and she lost tooth one by one without any pain. Tooth automatically popped out two months once approximately and now she doesn't have single tooth. Doctors said it's due to diabetes. 3months back she had a sudden pain in the chest which lasted for few mins after then she was having few troubles like breathing difficulty and sweating frequently but no chest pain. When we checked with doctor, after seeing ECG, there was a mild heart attack and could be a artery block. So he was not sure about it but he prescribed some medicines and suggested us to go for treadmill test or angiogram test to confirm blockage. My mom took the medicines regularly and now she is active and no above mentioned symptoms at all. Should we just give her healthy food without oil, sugar, high cholesterol food? Will the artery blockage be relieved automatically since there is no symptoms further? Kindly suggest me.
Gud evening sir / madam I posted many times this question regarding HIGH BLOOD CHOLESTEROL but I did not get the satisfied answer. please let me know which fruits and foods I should eat as I am having high blood cholesterol. Are bananas ,cashewnuts, coconut suitable or I should avoid them.
Hi Doctor, my mother is suffering from high BP and diabetes and also take medicine for both. But currently her BP is 140/100. Her age is 59. Every morning she take one medicine of BP. Should she take another one for this.
I have seen recently that my BP is ranging at about 140-160/ 89-100. Pls advise. I am 47 yrs, 5'10" and weight would be around 78 kgs.
I have been suffering from the symptoms of anxiety ie. Frequent heart palpitations, slight pain in left chest. Medication is making me feel more panic and terribly drowsy. What shall I do now? How shall come out this panic attacks of anxiety without pills?
I have a border line sugar (fasting 107) and pre-diabetic condition (blood glucose level 6.3). Increeased cholestrol and triglycerides. Increased thryroid, uti 15-20 pus cells and esr 44. Do I need to start medicine for diabetes?
I had a viral fever during check up my bp was 150/90. I did not have any bp problem in the past and neither take alcohol or smoke. I surprised why my bp was high.
Stroke affects the arteries that lead to the brain. This serious, life-threatening condition happens when blood supply to a part of the brain gets cut off.
Many myths surround this medical condition :
Myth 1: Only older people suffer from strokes
This isn't true - young people can experience strokes as well. About a quarter of stroke cases are reported by people aged 65 and below. More importantly, irrespective of the age group, the warning signs are the same; it is only in response that differences can be found between younger and older people.
Myth 2: Women don't suffer from strokes
The opposite is true. It is women who suffer strokes more often than men. This is because women tend to live longer than men whose longevity gets affected by heart disease. Since they live longer than men, they tend to be more vulnerable to strokes.
Myth 3: Strokes can't be prevented
Through changes in your lifestyle, strokes can easily be prevented. You can reduce your chances of getting a stroke by having a balanced diet, exercising, keeping an optimum body weight and limiting alcohol consumption as well as quitting smoking. Moreover, up to 80% stroke cases can be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle.
Myth 4: Strokes aren't easy to recognise
Strokes can be easily diagnosed through the Face, Arm, Speech and Time test (FAST). If you suffer from slurred speech, facial droop or numbness on one side of the body, you're said to suffer from a stroke.
Myth 5: Strokes are similar to one another
This is another misconception about stroke. No two strokes are the same. While certain strokes happen when blood flow to the brain gets interrupted, there are others that take place when blood vessels in the brain get ruptured. Recovery depends on the extent of damage, the type of stroke and your health condition before the occurrence.
Myth 6: Strokes are a form of heart attack
Although strokes and heart attacks are closely related, they are not the same. In strokes, blood supply to the brain gets interrupted; on the other hand, in heart attacks, blood supply to the heart gets severely affected. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Endocrinologist.
I am 19 year old. I have high blood pressure. My blood pressure level is 140/90. What should I do to be normal?
I am 22 old male i am suffering from gastric problem? Causes heart attack or not? Which symptoms heart attack reduce the gastric problem this is the life long problem or not? I am suffering from chest pains this is major problem or not? Please tell me know the natural tips this danger or not.
Causes, symptoms and home remedies for Hypertension
Good morning. Mera naam hai Dr. Amol Bamane. Main rasyog Ayurveda ka founder hu. Aaj main aapko Hypertension ke baare mein information dena wala hu. Uske baare mein causes symptoms aur uske home remedies bhi main aapko batane wala hu.
Hypertension, nothing but aapke jo veins hai waha se jo blood flow hota hai blood supply hota hai, waha pe ek certain amount of pressure rehta hai. jab ye pressure increase ho jata hai, toh usse hum blood pressure kehte hai. uske symptoms hai headache, dizziness, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, , toh ye saare uske symptom hai. uske causes hai, obesity hai, high intake of salt hai, high consumption of alcohol hai, mental aur physical stress hai, toh ye saare uske causes hai.
Hypertension ke liye main aapko aaj home remedies batane wala hu, uske liye aap 2-3 lehsun ki pudiya aur wo aap khayiye roz, toh isse aapka blood pressure aur hypertension jo hai wok am ho jayega aur ye heart rhythm bhi normal rakhta hai. dusra home remedies, hypertension ke liye ye hai ki aap ek chammach watermelon seeds lijiye, uske crush kijiye ache se aur usme 1 chammach khas khas powder lijiye aur dono mix kijiye ek sath, aur aap ye din mein ek baar lijiye everyday in the morning. Ye aap three-four weeks tak kijiye aapko bahut hi acha results mil jayega.
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