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Friday, June 25, 2021

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World Heart Rhythm Week: Here's when you should worry about your heart palpitations

June 09, 2021 12:46 pm

Heart palpitations make the heart beat too fast, sometimes skipping a beat and often going unnoticed; know when you should seek help

Covid-19 and heart health: Here's what patients with pre-existing conditions need to know

June 08, 2021 2:45 pm

Covid-19's "impact on the cardiovascular system is very common, and can prove fatal even in mild infections", says a doctor

Fainting or syncope: Why you must not ignore temporary loss of consciousness

June 03, 2021 6:56 pm

According to a doctor, the evaluation of fainting begins with transient loss of consciousness, followed by examining the patient’s family health history, and frequency of fainting episodes

Pandemic health: 7 things women must do to keep their heart healthy

May 12, 2021 9:11 am

Among other things, women must keep a regular check on their blood pressure, sugar, and cholesterol values

Cardiac problems found in recovered Covid patients of middle age group: Doctors

April 30, 2021 5:34 pm

Doctors recommend frequent regular cardiac screening in the post-Covid period to spot any new onset abnormalities in the heart function at the earliest.

Covid-19: Why patients must get their heart checked post recovery

April 28, 2021 5:40 pm

COVID-19 infection triggers inflammation in the body that may lead to weakening of the heart muscle, abnormalities in heart rhythm, and even clot formation in blood vessels, says a doctor

Youngsters should also worry about heart health; here's why

April 02, 2021 4:19 pm

Heart conditions can create challenges in daily activities such as walking, climbing stairs or carrying groceries, and it can also be fatal in some cases, a doctor warns

Ever heard of the 'broken heart syndrome'? Here's how damaging it can be

February 19, 2021 5:07 pm

Broken heart syndrome is a cardiovascular disease, the result of acute, or severe forms of stress

Just one drink a day can raise your heart rate abnormally, study finds

January 18, 2021 4:36 pm

Per the study, the risk increased steadily with the amount the participants drank -- from 16 per cent for those who had one small drink a day, to 47 per cent for those who drank more than four drinks

Are children susceptible to arrhythmia? Things parents must know

November 25, 2020 6:38 pm

Parents must keep a watch on their child’s heartbeat and monitor it to detect abnormally slow or fast beats, especially in the absence of rigorous physical activity