Hypotension, also commonly known as low blood pressure is a condition in which blood pressure in the arteries gets abnormally low. In some cases, the blood pressure gets so low that it fails to reach all the body organs, resulting in light headedness, dizziness, and even fainting. The ideal reading level for blood pressure is more than 120 over 80 but less than 140 over … Continue reading What is hypotension and what are the causes for it?
Blood pressure is the force of blood against the inner walls of your arteries. It has normal fluctuations throughout the day falling when you’re relaxed or asleep, rising naturally in the morning, and increasing temporarily when you’re under stress, excited or exercising. But when your resting blood pressure level rises too high, it can scar, stiffen and/or weaken blood vessels. This effect can double your … Continue reading What you need to know about hypertension as you start ageing
Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. For people without known heart disease, it can be tricky to know when to see a cardiologist. Here are 7 signs to look for: Chest pain Chest pain is one of the hallmark signs of a heart problem. While there are other causes of chest pain that are not related to the heart, chest pressure that occurs … Continue reading When should you consider a cardiologist?
Salmon Salmon and other fatty fish such as sardines and mackerel are the superstars of heart-healthy foods. That’s because they contain copious amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, shown in studies to lower the risk of arrhythmia (irregular heart beat) and atherosclerosis(plaque build-up in the arteries) and decrease triglycerides. Oatmeal Oatmeal is high in soluble fiber, which can lower cholesterol. Blueberries Not just blueberries, but strawberries and other berries as … Continue reading 5 Super foods for a healthy heart
1.Exercise It is essential for you to keep your body going at all times. Exercising is the simplest way to ensure that. Exercise every day for just 15 to 20 minutes and that’s good enough for your heart. Working out prevents plaque buildup in the arteries, thereby preventing cardiac arrest. 2. Eat right, eat healthy Your diet is very crucial to your heart health. As per AMRI Hospitals, eating … Continue reading Top 5 ways to prevent cardiac arrest
Eat mostly plants. Adopting a plant-based diet can have a huge effect on the health of your heart. Because a vegetarian diet is typically lower in cholesterol, excess protein and saturated fat, and higher in fiber, it is a natural component of a healthy heart. Read this month’s Feature Article for further information about the correlation between meat eating and heart disease. Reduce your fat … Continue reading Tips to a healthy heart
One of the premier private healthcare providers in Eastern India, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, has introduced Free Bike Ambulance Service for the first time in the region. These two-wheeler ambulances will offer fast access to lifesaving equipment, bridging the gap between quick response and timely medical aid with patients in need. With the help of these ambulances, early intervention in case of emergencies like heart attack, trauma, … Continue reading AMRI Hospitals introduced Free Bike Ambulance Services in Bhubaneswar, Odisha