Monthly Archive:: May 2016

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This Seed Reduces Blood Sugar, Triglyceride & Is An Anti-Oxidant

Foxtail millet (a seed not grain) reduces blood sugar, triglyceride level and is an antioxidant. It is largely grown in China and Southern states of India especially Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu. We all know to prevent Hear Attack, one needs to keep Blood Glucose and Triglyceride Level in check. And one needs

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How to Start Exercise Regime After Heart Attack

Exercise is vital for good health. Moreover, it is an established fact that exercise increases longevity. A study published in the Journal of American Medical Association by Steven Blair followed 10,224 men and 3,120 women for 8 years. It was found that maximum death rate occurred in the least fit group while

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Stop Inflammation With This One Powerful Anti-Oxidant

In our previous post about inflammation causing heart attack we discussed a concept called oxidation. If you haven’t read that post click here to read now. Only continue if you have read that post.  We discussed that inflammation is caused by oxidation. And oxidation occurs when free radicals combine with other molecules

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Inflammation – The Real Cause for Heart Attack

Cholesterol is not actual cause for heart disease, inflammation is. In a minute you will understand how. Before that we need to understand inflammation. Definition of Inflammation is ‘a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or

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How to Interpret EKG – Part 2

In this second part EKG series we are going to learn about P wave. P wave is the first wave that forms in an EKG. It is a short burst of energy that represents the contraction of right and left atrium. We will discuss more about how the wave is formed. First,

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Heart Stents – What is Their Life Expectancy?

How long does a stent last? This question troubles all those who had stent(s). Well, here is the shortest answer: stent is for life. In other words, stent is permanent. Stents are made up of metal. Usually, today’s stents are drug eluting. Stent is coated with anti clotting drug. When it’s placed

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Is It Heart Attack or Heartburn? Find Out Now

Symptoms of Heartburn and Heart Attack usually appear similar. But both are different. Even experts sometimes have difficulty in diagnosing. However, in this post we will try to sort out the difference. First lets understand Heartburn and Heart Attack. What is Heartburn? Although Heartburn contains the word ‘Heart’ it has nothing to

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3 Steps to A Healthy Blood for Your Heart

A smooth flowing blood is vital for a healthy heart. Make it viscous and your heart needs to pump harder. Increase stickiness of platelets and they clot easily. Finally, if there is high triglyceride level, plaque forms within arteries. All above factors lead to Heart Attack.  For blood to flow smoothly, it