heart attack

Connection between heart valve problem and chronic sinus- Mind Body Connection

I remember reading in the papers sometime back that a very young lady had to undergo open heart surgery to repair her mitral valve- and other than chronic sinus, she did not seems to have other health complaints. In the same article, it was mentioned that a study have indicated that patients with heart valve [...]

Why being constantly judging others would make you miserable

Judging increases isolation and separation, because it emphasizes our differences rather than our similarities. Whenever you judge yourself or others as being inferior or superior, better or worse, smarter or dumber, prettier or uglier, stronger or weaker, fatter or thinner, richer or poorer, you still feel separate  Judging reinforces our preconceptions and thus limits our [...]

Does being a vegetarian makes you a better person?

There are many people who have adopted vegetarian diet in their lives. This article is not meant to pin point or to speak ill of any diet as a way of life, but it is from my personal experience in having being a vegatarian for a short while. From 30 September (full moon of the [...]

Younger people are getting acute heart attacks

I chanced upon an interview did today in Astro Awani channel (in Malay language) on the heart attack amongst the younger generation. Younger people are getting heart attacks and require a heart bypass  compared to 20 years ago when mostly the patients are above 60 years old. A professor at HUKM (Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia) [...]

Protection against illness (as rising treatment cost is out of reach of many)

A procedure to remove a blockage in the heart would cost RM35000 and above in IJN (Institut Jantung Negara). At other private hospitals, it would cost even more. This is more than what some would earn in a year. Others like hole in the heart surgery would cost few hundred thousand and if done overseas- [...]

The Heart Attack Personality

“If you are aggressive, impatient, intensely competitive and anxious to succeed, you may end up in a coronary care unit attached to an electrocardiograph”    —-Vernon Coleman He further adds.. It was discovered that the people who were getting heart attacks were usually male and commonly under great pressure. They managed to show that these [...]

Opening Your Heart Program by Dr Dean Ornish

This is based on previous articles: Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven) & Why do we feel isolated and lonely. Before undergoing any program, it is important to consult your doctor. Especially if it is pertaining to heart conditions, you cannot just jump into such program and denying any forms of treatment or [...]

Why we feel more lonely and isolated

The festive session is around the corner- it is a season of joy and celebration but it is also the time of the year where many people feel extremely lonely and isolated. This is the continuation from the previous article, Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven).  The following would be appropiate and perhaps could [...]