Implications of heart diseases?

What are the implications of heart diseases? Heart diseases are the leading cause of death in developed as well as developing countries. In addition to causing high mortality, heart disease also reduces the quality of life. Dr. MSS Mukharjee, Founder & Director, Pulse Heart Center talks to eKincare about the health implications of heart diseases.

Eat local & seasonal!

Isn’t it refreshing to buy fresh fruits and vegetables directly from people who grow them! Farmers’ markets are usually seen once a week in different places and patrons eagerly wait to purchase their weekly quota from here. The primary factors drawing the consumers towards farmers markets as against supermarkets are quality, freshness and prices of…

What are the causes of heart diseases?

There are several causes of heart diseases. The major causes of heart diseases include high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, increased cholesterol levels, sedentary lifestyle, family history and eating unhealthy food. Dr. MSS Mukharjee, Founder & Director, Pulse Heart Center talks to eKincare about different causes of heart diseases.   Also see: What are the causes of…

What are different types of heart diseases?

There are several types of heart diseases, with heart attack and angina (chest pain) being the most common. In addition, irregular heartbeats are also not too uncommon. What are different types of heart diseases? Hear Dr. MSS Mukharjee, Founder & Director, Pulse Heart Center talk to eKincare about different types of heart diseases.

What does your cupcake contain?

Cupcakes are becoming more and more popular now with a huge amount of options available in different flavours, shapes and sizes. Bakers are using their creativity to present the most delectable and tempting cupcakes that can totally indulge all our senses. Cupcakes are replacing the traditional sweets at birthday parties, mariage invitations, for birth announcements…

What causes heart diseases?

Heart is one of the most important organs of the body. It is basically a kind of pump which supplies blood to different parts of the body. This blood supplies oxygen and other nutrients that is needed for proper functioning of the body. At the same time, carbon dioxide and other wastes are removed through…

9 important micronutrients in the diet of Tuberculosis patients

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body.Cough that lasts for several weeks, and is sometimes accompanies by blood in cough is one of the major symptoms of TB, Other symptoms may include chest pain, fever, fatigue,…

What causes diabetes?

India is said to be the diabetic capital of the world and South India leads in number of diabetes cases in India. This is a cause of concern as it can have several health implications. What are the causes and symptoms of diabetes? Dr. Thrivikram, Clinical Cardiologist & Diabetologist explains this in this discussion with…

How useful are water purifiers?

Also read: Should you consume alkali water? Use of water purifiers has become more of a norm than exception in recent times.Most of the water purifiers work on the principle of Reverse Osmosis (R.O.) The R.O. water purification method involves forcing water through a semi-permeable membrane, which filters out a select number of water contaminants,…

Tips to manage constipation in elderly

Also Read on how you can prevent constipation Constipation is a common problem among the elderly. Its causes may include improper dietary habits, lack of exercise, laxative abuse, existing medications etc. It may also be a symptom of some medical condition. Here are some ways in which older people can manage constipation. Exercise

What causes tooth decay?

Good oral health can go a long way in enhancing one’s quality of life. Oral health primarily consists of health of teeth and other parts of mouth like gums, tongue etc. As one ages, usually oral health deteriorates and there can be issues like cavities and much more. Following proper oral hygiene can improve one’s…

Should you consume alkali water?

Water is one of the most vital nutrient required by the body and is indispensable.  In fact, our bodies are largely made of water and hence it assumes more importance. It is imperative that we are conscious about the purity and wholesomeness of the water we drink. But did you ever realize that the pH…