Heart health is important: 45-year-old, school teacher, Lakshmi was not new to heart problems. In June 2019, she was diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia (palpitation, racing heart) a condition that leads to irregular heartbeats as a result of the heart pumping too fast or too slow. However, Lakshmi ignored the condition as regular medical consultations helped ensure that her condition was under control. She was managing fine until the pandemic broke out.
Lakshmi started experiencing increased symptoms earlier and was unable to step out and consult a cardiologist due to concerns around her health and safety. The symptoms