Here’s how bingeing on alcohol can damage your health

Excessive alcohol consumption can cause a buildup of plaque in the arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis. This leads to one or more of these arteries to become partially or completely blocked, thereby reducing the blood flow. Uncontrolled CAD can lead to a heart attack over time. In the past three decades, there has been a 300% increase in the incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) among Indians. About two-to-six percent of those affected live in rural India and four-to-twelve percent in urban India. Among other things, lifestyle factors such as…

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HERBS AND HEALING

Magic of Herbs at your fingertips Vegetables and fruits are an integral part of the Indian diet. However, one often tends to overlook the importance of herbs in our meals. Apart from enhancing the flavor of your food, herbs are power packed with healing properties. Ayurveda and Naturopathy believe in the health benefits of the herbs and support that including these in your daily diet can work wonders for your overall well being. You may be already using most of them in your cooking. But the knowledge about their healing…

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World No tobacco day: UP to target heart health & Superfoods to deal with withdrawal symptoms

By: Shailvee Sharda To discourage the use of tobacco among youths, state health department has decided to focus impact of tobacco consumption on health of heart in its IEC campaigns. This is significant considering that one in three adults in the state consume tobacco as per data from health ministry. Citing data from world health organisation on the eve of world no tobacco day, health minister Siddharth Nath Singh said over two million persons die of cardiovascular disease caused by tobacco consumption. “Since, tobacco is a dual killer, we have decided to launch a targeted…

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Bollywood Actress Sridevi Died: Why Heart Attacks on the Rise in Women

Indian Popular Actress Sridevi breathed her last breath on Saturday night following cardiac arrest, India media reported. She was 54. Sridevi’s brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor has confirmed the death of first female superstar of Bollywood, according to India media. Sridevi was reportedly with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi at the time of her death in Dubai. While Reason for her Death was sudden cardiac arrest complete full information about her death has not yet revealed to media. As per new study has found women are three times more likely to die after experiencing a heart…

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Physical exercise prevents dementia: Research

The research suggests that physical activity has a positive impact on brain metabolism. In fact daily exercise prevents an increase in choline — a macronutrient that’s important for liver function, normal brain development, nerve function, muscle movement, supporting energy levels and maintaining a healthy metabolism. Regular physical exercise not only enhances fitness but also has a positive impact on brain metabolism, researchers say. The findings showed that physical activity prevented an increase in choline — a macronutrient that’s important for liver function, normal brain development, nerve function, muscle movement, supporting energy levels…

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Bypass the Bypass surgery

–  Dr Syed Zair Hussain Rizvi EVERY SEED OF POMEGRANATE (DELUM) WHICH GOES IN YOUR STOMACH IS A SEED OF LIFE FOR YOUR HEART Two things are full of benefits for the human being, Lukewarm water & Pomegranate. Pomegranate is a seasonal fruit so I tried an experiment with dried pomegranate seeds. I prepared a decoction boiling the fistful of dried seeds in half litre of water for 10 minutes, squeezed the seeds, strained the decoction and advised those patients suffering from painful angina to use a glass of lukewarm…

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