Exercise and your arteries

Many years ago, the great English physician Thomas Sydenham concluded, “A man is as old as his arteries.”  More than 300 years later and this still holds true since these blood vessels carry vital oxygen-rich blood to all your body’s tissues. Today we also know how important regular exercise is to maintain artery health.   … Continued

Hernia: Surgically Curable

  What is Hernia? This can be explained as a weakness in the Abdominal wall which leads to protrusion of the contents of the abdominal cavity outside of the abdominal wall leading to a visible swelling. Common people come to OPD by telling they have a “Hernia”.   It comes with certain risk factors like: … Continued

Blood donation & its importance

    There’s a fundamental aspect of medicine that has so far been irreplaceable with technology: Blood.   Blood is a living tissue with an abundance of live cells that are fundamental blocks of life. The Red Cells in blood help carry gases between the lungs and the rest of the body. White blood cells … Continued


  If your legs pain while walking, this may be the first indicator of a leg attack, known in medical terminology as Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD).   Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a common condition in which arteries in the body can become narrow and blocked due to various reasons. It could be age-related, high … Continued

Vascular Diseases: Risk Factors and Management

There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the adult human body. If they are straightened out at full length, they could encircle the earth several times! The whole network of these blood vessels comprises our ‘vascular system’. Any problem or abnormal condition along this vast network of blood vessels can cause a vascular disease, … Continued