Srinagar, October 8 (Scoop News) – Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor, Director, Division of Interventional Cardiology, Medanta Heart Institute while speaking on the topic “Recent Innovations & Future Directions in Cardiology”, on Saturday said that “Cardiovascular disease causes 29 per cent of all deaths globally each year, making it the world’s number one killer so, as a hub for family activities, and as a focal point in everyone’s life, the household is the perfect place to start taking action to improve heart health.
Dr.Rajneesh Kapoor was addressing the gathering of esteemed doctors of
In the pursuit of excellence in healthcare and with an endeavor to spread awareness,MEDANTA-The Medicity from gurgaon today conducted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) session on Cardiology by Dr Rajneesh Kapoor Director Interventional Cardiology. Where in Dr. Saleem
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Rajneesh said that taking healthy diet, no smoking, being active are the steps to build a healthy Heart. By actioning the house-hold steps, you and your family can reduce the burden of CVD wherever you are in the world.
He informred that every year, 17.1 million lives are claimed by the global burden of cardiovascular disease, with 82 per cent of deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries like
However, not all heart events are preventable. If you suspect a family member of having a heart attack, myocardial infraction or stroke, you seek medical help immediately. Over 70 per cent of all cardiac and breathing emergencies occur in the home when a family member is present and available to help a victim. There are treatments available through which the lives of your loved ones can be saved, added Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor.
He emphasizing on importance of correct information and awareness amongst the people which can prevent 80% of cardiac deaths as 60% population in
If these actions do not restore a pulse or if the subject doesn’t begin to breathe again call for help, stating that the casualty is having a cardiac arrest but stay with the patient, find out if any one else present knows CPR, provide artificial respiration immediately or begin CPR immediately i.e. cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Along with all these one needs to control on diet and should do regular exercise. Here are some do’s and don’ts for you.
Choose foods lower in fat & calories
Eat smaller portions
Try not to gain extra wt. Lose wt if you are over wt. Try losing wt. slowly
Be physically active every day
Avoid ghee, butter ,cream, cheese, oily curry’s ,fried foods
Avoid mithai, pastries, cold drinks, junk foods, whole milk
Avoid too much salt, achar, papad, sauces & chutneys
Stop snacking – chips ,Samosa’s, kachoris, peanut’s etc
Avoid heavy meals
Quit Smoking – SAY NO TO TOBACCO
Avoid stress & Anxiety ,adopt relaxation techniques like yoga
Lower the intake of saturated fats
Eat more fruits & vegetables
Eat more fruits & green leafy vegetables in meals & sprouts as snacks
Serve fruit as a dessert more often
Avoid organ meats, egg yolk ,red meat
Be active every day
Walk a little further each day
Dance, skip, jump, run…. Take every opportunity to move your body
Use the stairs instead of the elevator
Cut back on alcoholic beverages
Alcohol raises blood pressure
Take the medicine the way your doctor tells you
Tell the Dr. right away if the medicine makes you feel strange or sick
Make sure you don’t miss any days
Have your BP checked often to be sure your medicine is working the way you & your doctor planned
Never stop your medicine even if your BP is okay
“Good lifestyle will help you save yourself from heart diseases, those who are already in trap, should be cautious and should be aware of all the possible treatments”, said Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajiv Misra Assoc. Vice President Marketing said, “It is very important to keep us abreast of the state of the art techniques and latest technologies. , Medanta – The Medicity, one of India’s largest projects in multi – super specialty institutes that will redefine standards of excellence in healthcare delivery by bringing together the best of infrastructure, technology, training, education and medical intelligentsia. The institute is governed under the guiding principles of providing medical services to patients with care, compassion and commitment.
Medanta aims to create a world class education and training centre backed by remarkable infrastructure, futuristic technology and an extraordinary vision of eminent cardiac surgeon, Dr.Naresh Trehan, Chairman & Managing Director, Medanta – The Medicity.
Located across 43 acres in the new international business destination in the National Capital Region of New Delhi – Gurgaon, Medanta is a world class medical institute which has 45 operating theatres; 1250 beds with over 350 critical care beds & catering to over 18/20 specialties. The objective of the Medanta is to bring over in global healthcare delivery standards at affordable price while firmly placing India on the international roadmap as premier destination for healthcare services, medical research and high end medical diagnostics.
Besides offering the best of preventive and curative medicine, Medanta also offers to explore integrating the knowledge of traditional and alternative medicine with modern medicine, through means of scientific research.
Medanta – The Medicity is being designed to provide the Global Healthcare Standards in
While addressing the media persons, Sudhanshu Sharma Area Manager J&K said that similar to jammu very soon Super specialty OPD Clinic will be established in srinagar to provide best of consultants from Medanta to give their services to the peoples/deserving patients of Kashmir .Under the community outreach programme medanta will conduct FREE MEDICAL Camps in all divisions of kashmir to give awareness about the ailments and preventions of most common diseases like diabetes, heart problems Cancer/Breast Cancer, Neuro problems, urology and liver problems. “We have always striven to provide the very best healthcare facility to the people of this region. Very soon the Sr. Consultants from MEDANTA Hospitals will be available for the OPD on monthly basis and for follow-up cases.