The Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has been a boon to the elderly and high-risk patients in whom open heart surgery may have adverse consequences.
The Covid pandemic has forced children to stay inside their house and not meet friends thereby severely impacting their mental health and causing anxiety, irritability, and other symptoms. ?
Life is beautiful and no one wants to get hassled with unnecessary health issues. For that, taking care of our body and mind is crucial.
Aamir Khan has switched off his phone so that he can concentrate while filming Laal Singh Chaddha. The decision of opting for a digital detox is pretty refreshing and if Aamir can go for it, so can you.
“Take the coronavirus seriously. Do all you can to avoid getting infected, but at the same time, do not ignore symptoms of a heart disease (chest pain, breathlessness, palpitation, etc.) as this could be life threatening,” says Prof. (Dr.) Davinder Singh Chadha, Consultant Cardiologist, Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore.
How epilepsy might affect your child’s life can’t be predicted. But you can definitely help your child to manage their seizures and talk to them in an open manner so that they feel confident in every walk of life.
With appropriate treatment, many individuals affected with epilepsy can have a healthy living. Despite their seizures, they can enjoy good health.
Epilepsy does not define you, your strength and courage does.
The social stigma associated with epilepsy and lack of awareness about this condition has made it less understood and created misconceptions about it.
In our country, a large number of diabetes cases are poorly controlled and hence, are at an increased risk of complications like admission to ICCU, contraction of other infections and ventilator requirement. Covid-19 may worsen diabetes and can further complicate the situation.
A person with epilepsy has to face discrimination in every aspect of life. The society has to educate itself. Epilepsy is not a disease of the ’mind’. It is an organic disease with a structural and chemical basis and can be well-treated in majority.
There have been reports of increased risk of COVID-19 complications in individuals with comorbidities, and hypertension is one of them. It is important that you understand various risk factors and measures to control high blood pressure.