India has the dubious distinction of being the heart disease and diabetes capital of the world. Heart disease is the leading cause of death, and what's worse is that it strikes Indians, during the prime years of their life. Heart disease can be a life changing event, and many patients never fully recover from the blow and end up being 'cardiac cripples'. It starts with a lack of mental confidence leading to a drop in physical capability, which further reduces the confidence and the vicious cycle continues. The good news is that heart disease is a largely preventable disease. If appropriate lifestyle measures and medication are undertaken early enough, you those at riskmay never need to undergo a cardiac interventional procedure like heart surgery (bypass surgery) or angioplasty.
At the Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation Department at Asian Heart Institute, we have a tailor made program to suit all categories: