A particular news that has been doing the rounds over every news channel and media for over a couple of years now is the Delhi Air Pollution. It just seems to worsen with every passing year. The pollution is choking the Delhiites and takes lives of approximately 30,000 people every year. If not for nothing, Delhi is always on the headlines for its fatal air pollution that the Indian Medical Association has termed as a 'public health emergency'.
Do you have a high blood pressure or your family is genetically prone to heart attacks? It does not necessarily mean that you will have a heart attack too. Your age, health conditions and family history might make you susceptible to heart diseases and heart attacks but there are ways you can lower the risk of having a heart attack. A change in lifestyle and diet is the best way to prevent not just a heart disease or untimely heart attack but many such diseases.
We have spoken about the common symptoms of heart attack multiple times. By now, it must be on our fingertips and we might immediately identify a person having a heart attack and take immediate precautionary measures. A tightness and heaviness in the chest, pain in left arm and breathlessness are some most common heart attack symptoms. But when we talk about Heart Attack in women, we might be referring to something more than the usual chest pain and breathlessness.
The other day I was surfing through some lifestyle channels and my eyes caught a certain program where they show the life of people battling various physical conditions. In the particular episode, they were showing about a young man in his late 20s. What shocked me was he had a totally blown up body, was completely bed-ridden and weighed about 600 pounds. It is an alarming body weight for a young man.
Aspirin is a staple in most people’s medicine cabinet. It is a household drug and also a prescribed medicine to treat chronic heart diseases. It is a prescription medicine that lowers the risk of heart attacks and strokes while also surviving them. Aspirin also acts as a precautionary medicine that acts as a first aid for developing heart attacks before rushing to the emergency.
There is a fine line of difference between being lonely and alone. Staying alone can be an occasional choice but being lonely is nothing but isolation. It is said that “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty”. Just like hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol or depression is a new-age lifestyle disease, loneliness, and social isolation is a growing epidemic that is more and more prevalent among the newer generation.
In today’s article, let’s talk about one health phenomenon that we don’t talk about often but an over-indulgence of this internal; body activity can lead to a number of life-threatening health diseases and infections. We’ll discuss inflammation today.
Ever wondered what’s the secret behind the inner glow that celebrities flaunt? Besides eating good food and leading a healthy life, it is yoga that contributes to the fitness and good health of celebrities. The modern life demands that we take care of ourselves to the fullest. Yoga is one way to take care of our overall health.
Are your tiredness and laziness catching up on you faster whenever you think “Tomorrow is the day! I will start exercising!” That tomorrow, however, never seems to come. Well, most of us have the same story and the same unrequited resolution to share. Exercise doesn’t necessarily have to be tiring. Think of it as a regular fun activity to improve your appearance, mood, energy, and health.
In today’s time, premature heart attack is not the story of just one of my friends or another of your friend, but on an average, 3 million people die annually in India due to cardiovascular diseases that also include sudden heart attacks and strokes. Heart attack these days are no longer a disease of the old age but it is a lifestyle disease now affecting people in their 20s and 30s.
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