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By profession, I am a healthcare consultant doling out loads of healthcare advice to billions of people out there. Health and Fitness are my passion. A firm believer of healthy life is a happy life; I also write columns on different topics related to health, fitness, medical issues etc.
Healthy heart valves are essential for maintaining flow of blood through heart. Human heart comprises of four valves namely – pulmonary valve, mitral valve, tricuspid valve, and aortic valve. All of these are accountable for efficiently regulating flow of blood in appropriate direction. Any defect or disorder in heart valves may negatively impact the normal functioning of heart and result in life-threatening medical condition. In such instances, a heart valve surgery may prove to be highly…Continue
While some risk factors for breast cancer like aging & family history cannot be changed, there are others which can be controlled. However, there is no sure method for preventing breast cancer, but measures can be taken like the following for lowering risk of developing the disease.…Continue
An average organ transplant recipient normally spends months or years anticipating a donor organ which would give them a second chance at healthy life. Out of necessity these patients focus on dealing with life-threatening illnesses while hoping for early organ transplant surgery to happen. With so much preoperative emphasis on hope & health maintenance, most patients will therefore be unprepared for changes in their health & lifestyle following organ transplant surgery. Moreover,…Continue
A healthy hip is composed of a ball-and-socket joint and is responsible for maintaining stability by supporting body weight. Hip is a significant joint and any trauma or hip joint disease may affect its normal functionality and deteriorate patient’s quality of life. Hip replacement surgery can be described as a clinical intervention which is used to treat hip joint-related problems. It involves removing and replacing the damaged or impaired hip joint with an artificial prosthesis which is…Continue