India’s Heart Health is not about Stenting Alone
Heart diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD), are now an epidemic in India. Estimates suggest that there are 3 crore heart patients in India. The disease has a significant presence in males and females, urban or rural, rich or poor. Some aspects of this epidemic are especially worrisome, the early age of onset, rapid progression and especially high death rate so much so that heart related diseases have now become India's number one killer: one out of every four Indians now die of cardiovascular disease. As a matter of fact, practically everyone will face this killer disease head-on at some point in life, so it is important to understand cardiac diseases better and learn exactly how to protect heart - and life....