ISBN 9788171670550,Heart Care

Heart Care


Rupa Publications



Rupa Publications

Publication Year 1991

ISBN 9788171670550

ISBN-10 8171670555


Number of Pages 147 Pages
Language (English)

Body & health

What is a hole in the heart?
Is it safe to resume sex after a heart attack?
What is the remedy of damaged heart value?
How safe is coronary bypass surgery?
Can heart disease be prevented?

A simple yet comprehensive hand-book, Heart Care has answers to all questions regarding matters of the heart. It explains in lucid language about the danger signals, management and after-care of major heart problems, ranging from angina to heart attacks, damaged heart valves, abnormal heart beats, heart defects that start at birth, blood pressure problems, and offers ways to safe-guard against these things. New treatments like balloon angioplasty and coronary bypass surgery are also dealt with at great length.

About the Author
Dr. Yatish Agarwal is a noted physician, writer and health columnist. His popular books, essays, articles, columns, radio broadcasts and TV serials have spread his message of good health and simple, sensible living to millions of people. His column 'Second Opinion' in the Hindustan Times is extremely popular and several of his books are bestsellers and now available in many languages. He is a recipient of the Meghnad Saha Award (1991,1992 &1993), National Science Award (1988) and Atmaram Award (1993). Dr. Agarwal works at New Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital.