High blood sugar from Diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure are the three main causes leading to cholesterol deposition in the heart’s blood vessel.
The study, published in the journal Heart, suggests that those who regularly use 4 or more substances are 9 times as likely to be affected.
A study in the Journal of American Medica Association (JAMA) says 78 per cent of respondents said they experienced heart-related problems after contracting COVID-19.
Evidence suggests high consumption of red meat, especially processed ones, such as bacon, hot dogs, sausages and so on, is associated with increased risk of chronic diseases.
The relation between immunosuppression and Covid-19 may render heart transplant recipients more susceptible to acquiring the infection and more severe diseases.
Heart transplants are rare in patients who have suffered heart failure due to the complex condition called 'Takayasu' that constricts blood vessels in various parts of the body.
I looked at the father's eyes and into the child’s face that exuded vitality, not knowing what to do. I then glanced through his daughter’s medical records.
I then gathered my courage and said, 'No, mother, we have come to keep your son alive. His heart will beat in another person as it did in him, for his mother, for a long time.'
Jithesh is working and living a healthy life. He is a perfect example of how organ donation can help extend someone's life.
Leading an unhealthy lifestyle, stress, excessive intake of salt and sugar through can result in high blood pressure which is harmful to the heart.