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Sep 29 - World Heart Day

 
CARDIOLOGY - DR. ANAND KUMAR V., INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGIST
 

Heart & Common heart ailments as we age

      The heart, one of the vital organs in the human body, is a powerful pump which continuously pump blood around the body to nourish and provide energy. Heart functions begin to slow down with age. Some of the common heart problems are Arteriosclerosis (hardening / clogging of the arteries), Angina, increased blood pressure, Dissecting Aneurysm, Heart failure. The article describe the risk factors, diagnostic tests to be done, preventive measures - diet & exercise to be followed read more..
 

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Check up for Heart disease

Age 35 is a good time to get your blood checked out, especially your cholesterol levels (a base level blood count and a full lipid profile) and blood pressure, and have a follow up every other year- Cholesterol Test. People aged 30 and older, who are more prone for a heart disease risk, like people having a sudden new pain, and those who are smokers and have a family history of diabetes or have diabetes should have a baseline ECG Test.