Vitamin C and its importance

Vitamin C is one of the most vital vitamins for proper human bodily functions. It is a water-soluble vitamin and is mostly found in citrus foods. It is important for tissue repair and enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters. “Vitamin C is very important for our heart, bones, eyesight and even for our skin. It has been observed that people who consume a good amount of vitamin C have their heart function well, they do not look older early since it prevents wrinkling of the skin as this vitamin helps in…

Eat healthy and sleep on time: Take care of your heart health

COVID-19 has become a public health emergency of international concern. Among laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19, patients with comorbidity yielded poorer clinical outcomes than those without. A greater number of comorbidities also corre lated with clinical outcome, say experts. Immune dysregulation and prolonged in flammations might be the key drivers of the poor clinical outcome in patients with COVID-19, but heart function may decrease, too, in COVID times. Sometimes this decrease is a consequence of the systemic inflamma tory response to infection and occasionally in some people, because of direct…

COVID-19 and cardiovascular manifestation.

Dr. Manoj Kumar DM, FACCDirector cardiology Max Hospital, Delhi COVID-19 is a novel disease, caused by SARS-Cov2 virus originated from the city of Wuhan, China. Common symptoms are fever, cough, shortness of breath, headache & myalgia. Covid19 is a spectrum of disease ranging from a mild flu-like syndrome to critical illnesses requiring mechanical ventilation. It is primarily respiratory illness-primarily lungs are involved.patients with pre-existing comorbidities like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, emphysema, malignancy & prior stroke are more prone to develop a critical illness. 55% of patients only…