World Heart Day

The power of love is ever encompassing, so is the power of a healthy heart.

Here are the three simple things you can do to ensure a solid foundation for the safety of your heart.

  1. Fuel your heart – Eating and drinking well gives your heart the fuel it needs to live your life
  2. Move your heart – Staying active can help you reduce your risk of heart disease and feel great
  3. Love your heart – Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do to improve your heart health

This world heart day, let us rejuvenate your power of heart!

 

How to prevent Heart diseases

 

The best prevention against heart diseases is to understand the risk and the treatment options. Understanding how to reduce or control the modifiable risks goes a long way in prevention and control of heart diseases.

Dr. MSS Mukharjee, Founder & Director, Pulse Heart Center talks to eKincare about the prevention of heart diseases.

Myths and facts about ECG

 

ECG

What is ECG?

ECG or Electrocardiogram is one of the popular and important tools to monitor heart activity. It is a test that seeks to identify heart problems by understanding electrical activity of your heart.

The heart pumps blood into your body and is made up of four chambers – two atrium (previously calle auricles) and two ventricles. A natural electrical system causes the heart muscle to contract and this pumps blood through the heart to the lungs and the rest of the body through the circulatory system.

During ECG, several electrodes are attached to your skin (on arms, legs & chest). These are connected to a machine that traces your heart activity.

What ECG does? Continue reading “Myths and facts about ECG”

5 tips for a healthy heart

5 tips for a healthy heartThe importance of a healthy heart can’t be overemphasized. A healthy heart can go a long way in keeping you fit and increasing longevity of life. According to WHO, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of deaths globally. Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke.The number of deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases is much higher than malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS combined.

Here are some steps to ensure sound heart health. Continue reading “5 tips for a healthy heart”