CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (CAD): the leading cause of death

What is Coronary Artery Disease?

Our Heart is a muscular organ which pumps the blood to the other parts of the body. The Heart also requires the blood supply to function properly. Coronary artery disease develops when the blood vessel supplying blood to the heart “coronary artery” gets narrowed or a blockage occurs in it. This reduces the blood flow to the heart due to which the heart gets deprived of the oxygen and the essential nutrients for its working.

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Lymphedema: How to care and manage?

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema is a chronic disease associated with the lymphatic system, which results in swelling in one or more parts of the body. It usually develops in the arms or legs due to the accumulation of lymph fluid.

This condition occurs when the lymph fluid doesn’t flow properly in the lymphatic vessels due to the loss of lymph nodes or a blockage resulting from cancer treatment, trauma, surgeries etc.
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