Cardiology

Cardiology deals with disorders of the heart as well as parts of the circulatory system. Heart disease leads to a significant number of deaths worldwide.

The Ultimate Guide to Cardiovascular Risk Reduction (2020)

In 2015, cardiovascular disease made up 29.6% of all deaths. That means in Singapore, almost 1 out of 3 deaths was due to heart disease or stroke. So if you are here, you might want some answers about cardiovascular disease.

In this article I will talk about cardiovascular-related issues, such as:

  • Risk factors
  • Reduction
  • My recommendation of your lifestyle, etc

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A Cardiologist Speaks About The Risks of COVID-19 on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Sufferers

With the COVID19 spreading across China and parts of Asia and the world, those with chronic illness, including those with heart disease, are worried about the impact of viral infection on their health. What does it mean for a Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) sufferer?

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Angioplasty: The Road To Recovery

Bravo! You are finally through with your angioplasty surgery. Now, only the recovery stage is left to go through! So, what comes next?

Normally, you are allowed to leave the hospital on the same day or the day after your operation. However, you should have someone pick you up from the hospital and take you home safely.

After a week from your procedure, you can return to your normal routine and even go back to work. From there, your doctor should have advised you on:

  • Taking your prescribed medication.
  • The proper way of taking care of your surgical wound and hygiene.
  • A change of diet and lifestyle e.g. lose weight, stop smoking and stay active.

Nevertheless, you will still have to go for regular follow-up visits to check on your recovery progress.

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