Kindness : Where hope inspires…

“We rise by lifting others.” —Robert Ingersoll Kindness is always  a part of us, a part of our life and a part of our existence. We often realize it in various instances: Helping a blind lady cross the street, helping a puppy not get wet in the rain, donating stuff to care givers, listening to a colleagueContinue reading “Kindness : Where hope inspires…”

Dj’s Hope for hearts… How the journey started!

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. ~Christopher Reeve Lenny Merriman carries a message of hope in his heart and delivers it through an organization initiated after the death of his 17-year-old son.When DJ was 17 months old medical problems were detected and doctors told Merriman that a virus had attacked the infant’s heart. Later, theContinue reading “Dj’s Hope for hearts… How the journey started!”

When did you last hear that eating Ice cream can be healthy for you…? It can be, if its made this way…

Who doesnt love Ice creams?? We all do, be it taken as a dessert, as a snack, as a celebration treat, or for no reason at all, Ice creams have a special place in our tummy and our hearts 🙂 And if we can make them a healthy way, which actually makes them nutritious and healthyContinue reading “When did you last hear that eating Ice cream can be healthy for you…? It can be, if its made this way…”

Do you know what mismanagement of Stress can do to your heart?

Stress can be defined as the brain’s response to any demand. Many things can trigger this response, including change. Changes can be positive or negative, as well as real or perceived. They may be recurring, short-term, or long-term and may include things like commuting to and from school or work every day, traveling for aContinue reading “Do you know what mismanagement of Stress can do to your heart?”

How about a Fruit Bowl Salad? Try it Honey Mint Dressing…

Recipe Particulars: Makes 9 servings of 1 cup each Prep time : 25 mins Recipe Credit: The recipe was taken from here to promote healthy eating. We are deeply grateful to the author for posting the same: You are helping us encourage a healthy heart 🙂 Approximate Nutrition Facts:  Per serving- 68 kcal cal., 9 mgContinue reading “How about a Fruit Bowl Salad? Try it Honey Mint Dressing…”

A Step in the direction to prevent cardiac diseases…

Smoking,  the inhalation and exhalation of fumes from burning tobacco in cigars, cigarettes and pipes, has been a common habit, in people of various ages and walks of life. Some smoke due to peer pressure, some for stress relief, some do it just because they like to do it.. and some end up smoking becauseContinue reading “A Step in the direction to prevent cardiac diseases…”

Atrial Fibrillation: A Synoptic Report

Atrial fibrillation (say “A-tree-uhl fih-bruh-LAY-shun”) is an irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) that starts in the upper parts (atria) of the heart. Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of persistent irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Normally, the heart beats in a strong, steady rhythm. In atrial fibrillation, a problem with the heart’s electrical system causes the atriaContinue reading “Atrial Fibrillation: A Synoptic Report”

Congenital Heart Disease : A Synoptic overview

Congenital heart disease is a category of heart disease that includes abnormalities in cardiovascular structures that occur before birth. These defects occur while the fetus is developing in the uterus and may affect approximately 1 in 100 children. Congenital heart defects may produce symptoms at birth, during childhood, or not until adulthood. Other congenital defectsContinue reading “Congenital Heart Disease : A Synoptic overview”