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Heart is the most important organ of the body, beating around 2.5 million times over the average lifetime. It performs the essential function of pumping blood to all parts of the body and carrying away metabolic waste. But sometimes due to poor lifestyle and age factor, heart may go through issues like coronary heart disease, an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), heart valve disease, etc. It’s important to take care of your heart to ensure overall health.

While most of us are aware of the common issues that older adults face in winters like cold and flu, very few of us know that heart diseases are also very common in winters. Many studies have been conducted...
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Cardamom/Elaichi Cardamom is very commonly used in the Indian kitchen in everything right from tea to biryani. Besides providing a good taste to food, elaichi is very effective in reducing high blood pressure and improving blood circulation. Both of these...
Heart Disease and Ayurveda Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. More than 30 million Indians have heart issues out of which over 60% of the people are older adults. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is considered to be...
As per a study, Hypertension or high blood pressure ('BP ki bimaari' in Hindi) is the most important risk factor for chronic disease burden in India, the occurrence of which is increasing day by day. Not only in the elderly,...
Dr. Anuja recommends to strictly stop smoking as it has enumerable side effects on your body and heart. While for drinking she explains the biggest myth we Indians have that consuming small amounts of alcohol is okay.
Hypertension is one of the most common lifestyle diseases in India. Hypertension affects 33% urban and 25% rural population in India. With the following lifestyle changes, you can prevent this disease to a greater extent.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iWItRQOEmc Dr. Muthuswamy is a consultant cardiologist. He has worked in Rottherham, U.K for the past 25 years, where he set up the state of the art cardiology service and developed their cardiac unit. HappyAging met Dr. Muthusamy at the...

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