Posts Tagged Cardiovascular Disorders

Quarrel to Express Yourself

Some say a particular person is quarrelsome, angry and argumentative etc. But how those modes of expression came to existence? If those were not needed how come they have a place in our day to day life! Silent sufferers are more prone to heart attack as the bad feeling remains within and smokes inside. That […]

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Atherosclerosis: Thickening of Arterial Wall

Measurements of waist circumference (WC), waist to hip ratio (WHR) and Body mass index (BMI) are some of predictors of risk of heart attack. Waist circumference >32 inches in female and >37 inches in male have the risk of heart attack. Persons having WHR > 0.7 and BMI >30 are at the risk of developing atherosclerosis.

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A PANACEA CALLED ASPIRIN

Molecule of Aspirin Aspirin appeared and used fro treatment of headache alone or in combination with paracetamol and caffeine long time back .It was very much an effective remedy.But is notorious to cause stomach problem in form of gastritis, ulcers and bleeding.Then it was not used for many years till its beneficial effect in myocardial […]

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ANGINA PECTORIS

Image via Wikipedia Some eleven years back one known to me asked about his relative who was getting pain in his left shoulder and becoming breathless while walking.The presumptive diagnosis was somewhat straight forward.And an ECG revealed that he is suffering from Myocardial Ischaemia.The typical description of angina pectoris pain is a feeling of severe […]

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