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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

It’s November: Time to get flu shot

Flu vaccine should be taken by all heart patients as death from flu is more common among people with heart diseases and diabetics than any other chronic condition.

Why most people desire that their death takes place at home

I recently came across one instance when the head of the family desired that if his mother had no chances to survive he would like to take her home and would like that she leaves her ‘prana” the last breath at home in the day time.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on What_s new in rheumatology_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on What_s new in rheumatology_1-2.mp3

Sunday, November 6, 2011

#Healthy Driving:If you do need to use a cellular phone urgently, take the following precaution:

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)
Be familiar with the phone’s keypad – use speed dial if possible.

Politician should declare their health record too

The medical coverage to the politicians is free in our country. Most of them, including many past Prime Ministers and Presidents, have travelled abroad to get their surgery or treatments. The government had paid on every occasion, not only for their treatment but also for their families, bureaucrats, relations and treating doctors accompanying them.

Kartik: the month prone to depression and suicides

As per astrology suicides are linked to the moon and sun. In Vaishaka month the sun is of ucch koti and in Kartik of neech koti. Both are linked to depression and suicidal tendencies.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on smoking women can increase the risk...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on smoking women can increase the risk...

The Soul of Leadership

Being a leader is the most crucial choice one can make – it is the decision to step out of the darkness into the light.

Id Mubarak

“Bakra Id” is celebrated by Muslim Community as a festival which teaches us all about detached attachment.

Attachment is the biggest obstacle to self-realization and inner happiness. If one is attached to the external world, one lives in the miseries of the past and the future.

Science behind Tulsi Vivah

The Tulsi plant is worshiped in Hindu Mythology as a sacred plant. Tulsi vivah is celebrated on the next day of Kartik Ekadashi. On this day Tulsi in a ritual is married to Shaligram.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes is preventable november ...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes is preventable november ...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Make beetroot a part of any pre workout diet_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Make beetroot a part of any pre workout diet_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on How to classify food poisoning depending on the onset of symptoms

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AskDrKK:Cellular Phone and Driving

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

When using your cellular phone while driving, always remember your number one responsibility is driving. Talking on a mobile phone, while driving, is an offence in India.

Erectile dysfunction may be the first sign of underlying heart blockages

Erectile dysfunction may be the earliest warning sign of heart blockages. An erection requires extra blood to be delivered to the male organ. An erection may not happen if a blockage interferes with blood flow to the penile male organ.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Science behind Devothani (Dev Uthani) Ekadashi The start of the marriage season

Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha in Kartik month is celebrated as Devothani Ekadashi(Prabhodhani Ekadashi). In Mythology it is said that on this day, Lord Vishnu concludes his four months rest starting on the Ekadashi of Bhadra Pada. Auspicious functions including marriages are now allowed to take place in the society.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on How to classify food poisoning depending on the onset of symptoms

Stay Tuned Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on How to classify food poisoning depending on the onset of symptoms

#AskDrKK: Should we use Cellular Phone while Driving

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

When using your cellular phone while driving, always remember your number one responsibility is driving. Talking on a mobile phone, while driving, is an offence in India.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Even watching smokers on the movie may stimulate smoking

Even watching smokers on the movie may stimulate smoking

Science behind Awala Navmi

Most of the festivals in Chaturmas relates to rituals which increases fertility starting form Shiva Puja on 16 Mondays in Shravan month.

Awala Navmi is another such ritual just before Tulsi Vivah and the start of marriage auspicious days.

Science behind Awala Navmi

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Dengue patients do not die of platelet deficiency but of intravascular leakage

As per international guidelines, unless the platelet count is less than 2% of base line levels AND there is spontaneous active bleeding, no platelet transfusion is required.
Dengue patients do not die of platelet deficiency but of intravascular leakage

Why Annakoot and Chhath Puja after Diwali

Annakoot and Chhath Puja are celebrated after Diwali. One of the health benefits of the same can be understood with health implications.

Why Annakoot and Chhath Puja after Diwali

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Heart Patients It's November Ti...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Heart Patients It's November Ti...

Dandia show on MTNL Perfect Health Mela 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Erectile dysfunction may be the fir...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Dengue patients don't die of platel...

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Dr KKs Rules in managing chest pain

Rule of 30 seconds: Chest pain, burning, discomfort, heaviness in the center of the chest lasting for over 30 seconds and not localized to a point unless proved otherwise is a heat pain. To this rule, add the rule of pin pointing finger i.e. any chest pain which can be pin pointed by a finger is not a heart pain.
Dr KKs Rules in managing chest pain