Dr. Kuldeep Arora, Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Paras Hospital Gurgaon. Dr. Arora explains how diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking, lifestyle, etc. are affecting the functioning of the heart.
Spotting the first signs of angina, heart attack or stroke can save a patient’s life. The sooner a patient reaches an emergency room for treatment, greater are the chances of minimizing heart and brain tissue damage, and saving life.
However, the most common culprit that comes in way of delivering prompt, effective treatment in heart emergencies is the delay by a patient in seeking care. As a result, only a small proportion of patients receive treatment for their heart within the most crucial time period. Read more.