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Acute Coronary Syndrome
The term "acute coronary syndrome" (ACS) refers to three forms of coronary artery disease that impact millions of individuals each year. These potentially fatal disorders develop when blood flow to your heart abruptly slows or stops due to a blockage. Your arteries gradually become harder and narrower as a result of plaque, a buildup of fat and cholesterol (atherosclerosis). This plaque can rupture or split open suddenly, resulting in acute coronary syndrome. It is a medical emergency that has to be attended to right away.
About the Speaker
Dr Akhlesh Tandelka
CRITICAL CARE SPECIALIST MD, EDIC, IDCCM, FIMSA, DA, FCPS, FISCCM
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Mission Save Heart- II
A healthy heart is the key to a long life." In a nation where cardiovascular diseases have become a silent epidemic, causing at least 27% of deaths, prioritizing heart health is more crucial than ever. In India, the prevalence of cardiac diseases has reached alarming levels, posing a significant threat to public health. We invite you to take part in the Mission Save Heart Patient Education Webinar on your journey to heart health. Join us for an enlightening session led by the esteemed cardiologist, Dr. R.R. Kasliwal. The session will shed light on the modifiable risk factors contributing to this epidemic, such as sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy dietary habits, and stress, providing attendees with actionable insights to take charge of their heart health. By fostering a deeper understanding of the impact of cardiac diseases and promoting preventative measures, the webinar seeks to empower individuals to make informed choices and adopt heart-healthy lifestyles. Dr. Kasliwal, renowned for his expertise, will guide you through these crucial topics. This interactive session is a unique opportunity for participants to engage, ask questions, and receive practical advice. Don't miss this chance to join Mission Save Heart and Dr. R.R. Kasliwal is taking a significant step towards enhancing your heart health for a vibrant and healthier life.
Mission Save Heart
A healthy heart is the key to a long life." In a nation where cardiovascular diseases have become a silent epidemic, causing at least 27% of deaths, prioritizing heart health is more crucial than ever. With this in mind, we invite you to embark on a transformative journey to heart health with the Mission Save Heart Patient Education Webinar.
Cardiac Challenges: Understanding Heart Health
Maintaining optimal cardiac health is crucial for overall well-being, as the heart plays a central role in pumping blood and supplying vital nutrients to the body. A healthy heart reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, enhancing longevity and supporting an active, fulfilling life.
Paths to Healthy Heart
Achieving a healthy heart involves adopting lifestyle practices that prioritize cardiovascular well-being. This includes maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, engaging in regular physical activity to promote cardiovascular fitness, managing stress through relaxation techniques, avoiding tobacco products, limiting alcohol intake, and ensuring regular health check-ups to monitor blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and overall heart health. Combining these elements fosters a holistic approach to cardiovascular wellness, reducing the risk of heart disease and promoting a heart-healthy lifestyle.Embarking on a path to a healthy heart involves recognizing the interconnectedness of lifestyle choices and their profound impact on cardiovascular health. Regular aerobic exercises, such as walking, jogging, or swimming, contribute to cardiovascular fitness and weight management. Adopting a diet low in saturated fats, salt, and added sugars while prioritizing heart-friendly nutrients further supports heart health. Additionally, maintaining a healthy body weight, managing stress through activities like meditation or yoga, and refraining from smoking are integral components.
Cardiovascular Health Prevention and Management
Adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle is fundamental to preventing cardiovascular diseases. This includes maintaining a balanced diet, regular exercise, and smoking cessation. Engaging in regular physical activity, such as brisk walking, swimming, or cycling, helps improve cardiovascular health by strengthening the heart and reducing the risk of obesity. A diet low in saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, salt, and added sugars, along with high fiber intake, can help manage blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Regular blood pressure monitoring and management, often through medication and lifestyle changes, is essential for preventing hypertension-related heart issues. Managing cholesterol levels with diet, exercise, and medication when necessary helps reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease. Chronic stress can contribute to heart problems. Stress management techniques such as meditation, mindfulness, and relaxation exercises can be beneficial. Staying informed about heart health, risk factors, and symptoms of heart disease empowers individuals to take proactive measures in prevention and management.