Friday, December 16, 2011

Heart Patients Beware of Eating Cakes

Food of animal in origin and saturated foods contain cholesterol. 1% rise in cholesterol raises the chances of heart attack by 2%.

‘HOONG’ The Buddha Prescription

‘OM’ (Pronounced AUM) is a key universal and spiritual mantra for acquiring internal peace. Buddhists have similar seed mantra for the body, speech and the mind. Buddha-mantra incorporates the sounds, OM, AH and HUNG (pronounced in-toto as HOONG, with a soft H). The triad according to the Buddha philosophy creates a fully charged atmosphere, Fat Free and it constitutes one of the most powerful chanting in Buddhism. Because of the universality of the sounds in the mantra, anyone can benefit from them.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

The Science of Sankalpa

Repeated encounters with any stimuli with any of the five senses can end up with long lasting memory. Once re-conditioned, the same can become embedded in to one’s consciousness and get incorporated in one’s daily life at a subconscious level.

Use of Mobile Phones Risky While Driving

Talking on a mobile phone while driving is more hazardous than operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Nicotine is a Gateway Drug

A new study in mice has shown that tobacco products can act as gateway drugs, opening the door to use of illicit drugs. Nicotine, makes the brain more susceptible to cocaine addiction. Lowering smoking rates in young people might help reduce cocaine abuse.

Nicotine is a Gateway Drug

A new study in mice has shown that tobacco products can act as gateway drugs, opening the door to use of illicit drugs. Nicotine, makes the brain more susceptible to cocaine addiction. Lowering smoking rates in young people might help reduce cocaine abuse.

Health is not mere absence of disease: Am I healthy?

Health is not mere absence of disease; it is a state of physical, mental, social, spiritual, environmental and financial well being. All aspects of health are not defined in allopathy. During MBBS, medical students are taught more about the physical health. Social and mental health is covered only in few lectures. Community health is a separate subject but never given its due importance. Spiritual health is not defined at all and financial health is hardly covered.

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal Pre-exposure prohylaxis and timed intercourse for HIV_1-2.mp3

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal Pre-exposure prohylaxis and timed intercourse for HIV_1-2.mp3

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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Women Annual Check Ups

The leading causes of morbidity and mortality should be identified. For women, these are

  • Heart disease (25.2%);
  • Malignant diseases (22.1%); and
  • Cerebrovascular disease (6.7%).
Women Annual Check Ups

Ecstasy or Permanent Bliss

Dharma, artha, kama and moksha are the four purposes of life with which all of us are born with. Most of us think that one attains moksha only at the time of death. It is said that a person who achieves moksha goes to heaven and the others take a re-birth and come back.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Four drugs linked to most ER elderly admissions.5 Dec_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Four drugs linked to most ER elderly admissions.5 Dec_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on ICD no use in advanced CKD. 4 Dec -_1-2.mp3

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#AskDrKK:Should Old people Drive?

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)
Decreased muscle strength can significantly impact driving ability. Grip strength appears to decline after age 75, although exercise can help to avoid significant loss.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Respect the dying body

Respect the dying body

Winter Exercise Tips for Asthmatics

Exercise is a common trigger for asthma and may cause symptoms in 80-90% of asthmatics. The cold dry winter air can also make breathing difficult for asthmatics, which may result in shortness of breath, wheezing, cough or chest tightness. The symptoms can occur during, just after or several hours after exercise.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

An Aspirin a Day Keeps Cancer Away

A recent pooled analysis of 8 randomized studies published in The Lancet this year used the power of meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of long-term aspirin use in the reduction of cancer-related mortality. It reported a dramatic 34% reduction in overall cancer mortality after 5 years. The effects were similar and independent of dose, sex, and smoking.

An Aspirin a Day Keeps Cancer Away

A recent pooled analysis of 8 randomized studies published in The Lancet this year used the power of meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of long-term aspirin use in the reduction of cancer-related mortality. It reported a dramatic 34% reduction in overall cancer mortality after 5 years. The effects were similar and independent of dose, sex, and smoking.

Why only a few seek spiritual knowledge

Suno (hearing), samjho (listening), jano (knowing) and karo (wisdom) is the basic mantra for any learning.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on OPD MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PULMONARY_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on OPD MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PULMONARY_1-2.mp3

Monday, November 28, 2011

Smoking women can increase the risk of colorectal cancer

Women who smoke are at twice the risk of developing cancer of the rectum and the risk goes up with the increase in number of cigarettes smoked per day, smoke duration and older age at smoking cessation.

Every one is married?

In one of my morning classes, someone introduced herself that she is not married. Marriage is not only a relationship or commitment between two persons but can be a commitment between a person and the profession. Often I am being introduced to be having married to my profession first than my wife.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Keep 3 car distance away from a tru...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Keep 3 car distance away from a tru...

Proceeding of 26th annual CSI Meet day 1_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned Proceeding of 26th annual CSI Meet day 1_1-2.mp3

Saturday, November 26, 2011

#AskDrKK::Should Old Patients Drive?

 (Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Two of the most common violations, failure to yield the right of way and failure to obey a traffic sign, often lead to accidents at intersections where situations require a quick response, full peripheral vision and interaction with other drivers.

Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on Load H. pylori with new four-drug regimen_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on Load H. pylori with new four-drug regimen_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Pain Killer not safe in Hindi

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Pain Killer not safe in English

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Beware of winter depression in Hindi

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Beware of winter depression in English

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on straggered overdose of paracetamol may be fatal 27th NOv_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on straggered overdose of paracetamol may be fatal 27th NOv_1-2.mp3

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Even Small Blockage Can Cause Heart Attack

Smaller plaques in the coronary arteries are more dangerous than larger blockages. It is wrong to assume that larger the blockage, greater the chance of getting a heart attack.

What is the Spiritual Significance of Wedding Games?

Any wedding is a beginning of new life with new people and new kind of environment. Wedding games are one way of knowing and getting acquainted with each other in the shortest period of time. Many wedding games are played during and immediately after the marriage. The purpose of such games is to break the ice between the couple and their family, friends and relations.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Smoking and obesity do not go toget...

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Campaign 100: Just compress it

Gasping, gurgling, moaning or any other noisy breathing increases the chances for survival when someone is suffering sudden cardiac arrest.

I want to live after my death

In my workshops, whenever I ask the delegates as to how long they want to live. The answer I get from most of them is 60, 70 or 80 years. While answering they forget that they are only talking about the death of the physical body but what about the mental, social, intellectual and spiritual bodies.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Kiwi better than apple in lowering blood pressure

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but three kiwis could lower your blood pressure.

Why do we do Pradakshina?

We cannot draw a circle without a centre point. The Lord is the centre, source and essence of our lives. We go about doing our daily chores, recognizing Him as the focal point in our lives. This is the significance of pradakshina, which is a Sanskrit word meaning circumambulation or walking in a circle around the deity

#AskDrKK:Should Old Patients Drive?

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Despite a moderate decline in mental, motor, optic and auditory functions with ageing, most older people drive safely.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Check regression of heart blockages...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Check regression of heart blockages...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Check regression of heart blockages...

Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on Varenicline go ahead in heart patients_1-2.mp3

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Do not replace Saturated Fat with R...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on COPD patients more likely to develp lung cacer_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on COPD patients more likely to develp lung cacer_1-2.mp3

All Oedema Feet Is Not Heart Failure

Swelling around the ankle called oedema feet is a common occurrence amongst the people. Quite often it is considered synonymous with heart failure. Although it is one of the commonest causes for it but there are many other causes, often treatable, causes which should be known.

Why is Gayatri Mantra one of the Main Mantras in any Pooja?

Any activity should always engage the 3 H model – of Heart, Head, and the Hand. The same has been advocated by the western scholars of today. The concept means that while doing any work one should ask the head for choices and then refer these choices to the heart to choose one and finally order the hands to do the action.

Silent heart disease

Sometimes back Late Shri K. R. Narayanan the Vice President of India went to Chennai to have his wife’s medical check-up and came back with his own bypass surgery. Many at that time were surprised after reading it. But is it not common?

Why do we pray on the day of marriage?

Addressing the spiritual needs of a person facilitates recovery from any mental stress. Religious involvement and spirituality are associated with better health outcomes. In prayer we talk to God. In meditation, GOD talks to us. Prayer is like inserting intent in the field of consciousness and meditation is akin to formatting our hard disk.

Friday, November 18, 2011

COPD patients more likely to develop lung cancer

Lung cancer may be detected at an earlier stage by screening individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) early as per a report in Nov 20011 issue of European Respiratory Journal.

What are the five essential signs of marital status of a Hindu woman?

Hindu rituals define five essential signs of married woman which are

  1. Mangalsutra ( beaded yellow thread with a gold pendent)
  2. Red Sindoor of Kumkum
  3. Nose Ring
  4. Toe Ring
  5. Red Bangles.

What are the five essential signs of marital status of a Hindu woman?

#AskDrKK :What precaution to follow while driving?

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

If you have to drive, the only way to be safe is to drink nothing. Even half a pint affects your reactions.

The Triad of Early Diagnosis, Timely Treatment And Mass Awareness

The Triad of Early Diagnosis, Timely Treatment And Mass Awareness

What is the Significance of “Gudhchari” on the Day of Marriage? Why does the Bridegroom Ride on a ‘Ghodi’ and not on ‘Ghoda’?

The description of horses has been mentioned in Ashwamedha Yagna, Dashrath in Ramayana, Bhagavad Gita with Krishna riding a rath, Kathopnishad describing the meaning of a chariot and in any marriage with the bridegroom riding a female horse.

What is the Significance of “Gudhchari” on the Day of Marriage? Why does the Bridegroom Ride on a ‘Ghodi’ and not on ‘Ghoda’?

Monday, November 14, 2011

AskDrKK:Drinking and Driving

Healthy Driving

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Nothing but time sobers you up. Sleeping, coffee or taking a shower does not work.

Winter Asthma Alert

All asthmatics do not wheeze and all that wheeze is not asthma. Chronic cough may be the only symptom of asthma.
Winter Asthma Alert

What is the Significance of Haldi Ceremony?

According to Indian customs, Haldi ceremony is organized a day before the actual wedding and is held in both bride and bridegroom’s place.

The ceremony is also known as ‘Ubtan’ elsewhere in India.

What is the Significance of Haldi Ceremony?

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Winter Asthma Alert in Hindi

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Winter Asthma Alert in English

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on All kids need cholesterol tests as per new guidelines_1-2.mp3

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on All kids need cholesterol tests as per new guidelines_1-2.mp3

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Why Get Married at All: Hierarchy of Needs

Deepak Chopra, in his book the Soul of leadership classifies the Hierarchy of Needs under seven levels and said that every hierarchy of needs is linked to hierarchy of behaviors.
Why Get Married at All: Hierarchy of Needs

Why Get Married at All: Hierarchy of Needs

Deepak Chopra, in his book the Soul of leadership classifies the Hierarchy of Needs under seven levels and said that every hierarchy of needs is linked to hierarchy of behaviors.
Why Get Married at All: Hierarchy of Needs

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on 14th November World Diabets Day_1-2.mp3

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on 14th November World Diabets Day_1-2.mp3

Near fatal asthma is preventable

Assessing patient risk for fatal asthma exacerbation is important because many, if not most, asthma-related deaths are preventable if risk factors are recognized and addressed early.
Near fatal asthma is preventable

What are the Different Types of Marriages?

As per Rig Veda, there are eight types of marriages depending on which need you are trying to fulfill.

1. Brahman or arranged marriage: The parents choose the right spouse for their daughter and give her away in a wedding function.
What are the Different Types of Marriages?

Thursday, November 10, 2011

#ASKDRKK:If you do need to use a cellular phone urgently, take the following precautions:

Healthy Driving:(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Avoid intense, emotional or complicated conversations.

Tackling Binge Eating

There are five situations where people are particularly at risk for ingesting large quantities.

1. Meal stuffing

2. Snack grazing

What is the Purpose of Life?

The Four Purusharthas: Dharma, Artha, Karma and Moksha

Purusha means human being and artha means object or objective. ThusPurusharthas means objectives of a man.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Two public health policies hit back in the US.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Two public health policies hit back in the US.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes mainly linked to obesity i...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes mainly linked to obesity i...

#AskDrKK:After how long should one do a stress test after PCI or CABG ?



American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association does not recommend routine stress testing within two years of a per-cutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or five years of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), unless symptoms or events provide a reason. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Eggs more than one per week raise the risk of diabetes

The advertisement in Indian TV “Sunday ho ya Monday, Roj Khao Ande” needs a revision as it is not based on scientific facts.

Vivah: A journey from Engagement to Marriage

Unlike in the West, where signing a prenuptial marriage agreement or contract even before a couple marries is becoming the norm, a traditional Hindu marriage (vivah) is a union of mind, body and soul of two persons. It is not simply a union of bride and bridegroom and exchange of vows and rings, but the beginning of a bond between two families and their cultures.

MTNL Perfect Health Mela 2011 Presents DANDIA SHOW

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on More than one egg per week raises ...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on More than one egg per week raises ...

November Diabetes Awareness Month: 14th November World Diabetes Day

Diabetes mainly linked to obesity

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is strongly associated with obesity.

More than 80 percent of cases of type 2 diabetes can be attributed to obesity.

1. There is a curvilinear relationship between BMI and the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Spiritual significance of Kartik Purnima

1. The Full Moon Purnima day of the Shukla paksha (waxing moon) of the Kartikmonth is considered very auspicious.

2. It marks the end of Kartik month and start of Margshirsha

Monday, November 7, 2011

#AskDrKK :What precaution to follow If you do need to use a cellular phone urgently


(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Place calls when stopped, or have a passenger dial.