A top cardiologist reveals 10 signs that indicate your parents need a heart check-up

At times we take some certain symptoms the body shows rather casually, especially in our parent’s case. This lack of vigilance could lead to adverse impact on our parents heart health as they are susceptible to various heart diseases due to age or comorbidities. An effective way to track and monitor their heart health is to track the behavior, notice the body language, for example heavy breathing and identify various signs that their body is exhibiting, such as high blood pressure. On recognizing anything out of the ordinary, don’t waste time and get a heart check up done before it’s

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WHO lists top 10 causes of death in 2019

The World Health Organization has released the top 10 causes of death across the globe in 2019.

The WHO says seven of the 10 leading causes of mortality were non-communicable, or chronic diseases, as opposed to infectious diseases or injuries.

It’s important to note that this was pre-COVID-19, which has claimed over 1.5 million lives worldwide to date. However, the WHO noted that the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the need for accurate tracking of mortality, especially in low-income countries “where policy-makers still do not know with confidence how many people die and of what causes.”

Ranking first as the

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Top Advice for Improving Heart Health

Clinical Contributors to this Story

George Batsides, M.D. contributes to topics such as Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Saleem Husain, M.D. contributes to topics such as Cardiac / Heart Health.

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Tilak Pasala, M.D. contributes to topics such as Interventional Cardiology.

We all know that keeping our hearts healthy is vital for overall good health and to live a long, physically active life. But there’s a lot of information floating around about how to achieve optimal

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