A silent heart attack is also known as Silent Medical Infarction (SMI) or Medically Silent Ischemia. Nowadays silent heart attack incidences are on the rise – as almost 50% of all heart attacks are silent ones. There is nearly about 50% chance that you may not be able to recognize your heart attack – The [...]
Your heart is a powerful muscular organ that continuously pumps 3000 gallons of blood throughout the body. Being a strong muscular pump, it needs a continuous supply of blood for itself to work relentlessly. Coronary arteries supply blood to the heart. Coronary artery disease Causes Coronary arteries work efficiently as long as they are healthy [...]
Pericarditis: Thin layers surround your heart. They are sac-like tissue or membranes that hold the heart in place and help it work. These sac-like membranes are separated by some fluid which offers no friction between them. Pericardium acts like a shock absorber and thus protects the heart from mechanical injury. Pericarditis refers to inflammation (irritation [...]
COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease: Individuals with pre-existing cardiovascular disease are at increased risk of severe infection. The risk increases manifolds for individuals above age 60 with the following health conditions: High blood pressure, lung disease (chronic respiratory disease), diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Recent findings of COVID-19 Heart damage is one of the recently emerging [...]
COVID-19 and life-threatening complications involving severe respiratory distress and lung disease go hand in hand. This is what the majority of us are aware of, but there is yet another dangerous outcome emerging out from the disease caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19). It is heart damage – one of the recently emerging complications among [...]
A global pandemic is causing havoc as no one is in a position to tackle the situation. People are in a panic as they are clueless about what to do and what not. People of all ages are becoming ill irrespective of their health status. No one can ever claim that they are at least [...]
High dose of vitamin C – Is it effective to treat COVID-19 disease? Right now, there is neither any convincing scientific evidence to support this claim nor is there any studies that suggest that it works for COVID-19 infections. Many individuals are of the notion that high doses of vitamin C given intravenously can offer [...]
The fat you take in your food mainly consists of fatty acids. Based on the chemical shapes the fatty acids perform differently in the body and affect health. Therefore, based on their chemical shapes fatty acids are of three types: saturated, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated - sometimes even trans-fat which is very unhealthy may also be [...]
Dr. Sarat Chandra delivered a lecture on “LMCA: Do We Excel at Stenting”. It was part of a debate during annual conference of Telangana CSI held at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad on 15th & 16th February, 2020.
Dr. Sarat Chandra has been invited to Patna on 23.02.20 to deliver a lecture on LEFT MAIN ANGIOPLASTY. The meeting was attended by more than 100 cardiologists from Patna and surroundings.