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HEART DISEASE – Types and Symptoms

Heart Disease, usually known as a cardiac disease is one of the leading health risks people face today. There are many types of heart disease that affect different parts of the organ differently. 1. Heart valve disease: Heart valve disease is a condition in which one or more heart valves do not work normally. It […]

5 Vitamins for Healthy Brain

The brain is one of those vital organs that are crucial for optimal daily performance. To keep it healthy and fit one should need to add beneficial vitamins and supplements to the diet. These supplements not only improve your memory and concentration but also fight fatigue and slow down the effects of aging. However, these […]

Know The Symptoms of Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of rising death all around the world.  Although there are several cancer treatments options these days, it is still better to prevent the disease from occurring. Going for annual health checkups and relying on its results does not exclude you from having cancer rather- recognizing the early cancer […]

Top Five Reasons Why People Gain Weight

Are you or someone in your immediate family is overweight? Did both of you can’t stick to your New Year’s weight loss resolution? If your answer to all these questions is a big YES, then here are some of the common reasons why you might be overweight and why diet and exercise do not work […]

How to Find the Right ECHS Hospital in Jalandhar?

Whether you need a consultation for your critical illness or have planned for a surgery as directed by your physician, choosing the best hospital for your treatment is the most crucial decision. You should check the quality, cleanliness, and service of the hospital, along with the expertise of the doctors in the hospital. To make […]

How to choose the Best Spine Surgeon in Jalandhar?

When you have severe back pain which person you approach the first? Definitely,  your family doctor or physician. But for the right treatment, you need a consultation from a spine surgeon in Jalandhar because they are fellowship trained in the spine. These spine specialists usually have specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of different […]

Top 5 Bariatric Surgery Facts Everyone Should Know

Has obesity affected your mobility and health severely? Then, it is the time you should consider a bariatric treatment because obesity is not just a condition in which the body possesses excessive body fat but it is a serious problem that could put one’s health at risk. As obesity leads to life-threatening medical conditions, so […]

Pros and Cons of a Joint Replacement Surgery

Knee pain is intolerable and knee surgery is the only solution to get rid of this pain. But there are some people who are not very sure whether it works. However, for a lot of people, it is actually effective in giving them a life free from knee pain. Basically, knee surgery is a process […]

Is Diabetes A Cause of Kidney Failure?

One of the primary jobs of the kidney is to cleanse the body from harmful material like salt, sugar and other substance which could cause trouble to the body. There is no doubt that kidney failure is among the worst degenerative ailments on earth. But, diabetes also comes with a slew of complications besides problems […]

Some Important Facts You Should Know about Childhood Cancer

When your child is diagnosed with childhood cancer, you start trying to figure out why your kid got cancer when there are millions of other children who don’t?  To your knowledge, every year, around 300,000 new cases of

Amazing Heart Benefits of Laughter

While it’s true that cardiovascular health, exercise, and a balanced diet has an age-old relationship, but do you know daily laughter is just as important? LAUGHTER! Whether it’s because of a friend sharing a joke or some silly comedy scene from your favorite sitcom, it does not only strengthen your personal bond

PROJECT HOPE

Project HOPE, as the name suggests is your hope in emergency situations. The proficient teams of doctors at Capitol have taken it upon themselves to guide and train you in basic CPR by coming to your schools, colleges or your workplace. If you are too busy studying or working, don’t worry; we ensure your safety by bridging this gap and coming to you. All of us have faced emergencies, be it a road accident

C-CAP (CAPITOL’s CANCER AWARENESS PROGRAM)

We are all well aware of the grave risk of Cancer which looms over our head. But not one of us has taken steps to educate ourselves of it. The Malwa region of our state – known as the cancer belt – had the highest average of

ARE PRESTICIDES SLOWLY KILLING US?

By using pesticides, are we protecting the plants, increasing the yield of our crop, or unknown to us increasing the risk of cancer and other acute diseases in our body? The answer to this unusual question is quite simple i.e. YES, a big yes. Over the years, we have spoiled the agricultural lands of our

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PET-CT and MRI SCAN

There are so many medical terms that a layman has a difficulty getting a grasp on. PET, CT, MRI, PET-CT scans are different type of scans with their own uses and procedures. The experts at Capitol Hospital will be trying to lessen this confusion and discussing the differences among these scans.

HOW TO BEAT HEART PALPITATIONS

From the previous blog, we got to know what heart palpitations are and what are its causes and the risks associated with it. The next step in the ladder would be how to reduce that risk so as to lead a healthier life. The experts at Capitol will be taking this step forward and guiding us on how we can naturally try and

WHAT ARE PALPITATIONS

Are you among those who experience palpitations with shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, fainting? Well, to answer this question, first you need to know what palpitations are. This not so common word is a very common problem among us. The experts at Capitol will be helping you understand

DOs AND DON’Ts: LIFE WITH A PACEMAKER

After getting a pacemaker installed in our body, we are puzzled and perplexed on what to do and how to go on about our daily schedule. Everything poses a question. Whether you can drive a car or not, how to pass the metal detectors at your workplace or the MP3 player at home. Everything becomes

BRIEF ABOUT PACEMAKERS

We have heard so many people talk about pacemakers and heart related terms, but a layman still is not familiar with the concept of pacemakers and how they help people lead a normal life. The experts at Capitol will be discussing about the pacemaker and how it works to paint a better picture for the

HYPERURICEMIA AND THE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

In the previous blog, we discussed what hyperuricemia is. What causes it? And how it affects our body.Moving ahead, the specialists at Capitol Hospital will discuss the cardiovascular risk associated with

HYPERURICEMIA –WHAT IS IT?

Hyperuricemia seems like quite a hefty term. Isn’t it? Well, to get the ball rolling, the specialists at Capitol Hospital will discuss what it is so that we know more about it and how it affects us. Hyperuricemia is the increase of uric acid in our body and is so common among the people these days that it is no

HOW STRESS IS HARMING YOUR HEART

Today’s world is the stress’ world. Be it the deadlines in the job, the promotion that didn’t go through or the impending divorce or the family pressure or some other kind of trouble- these days stress can be found in all walks of life. Little stress is good. The fight and flight mechanism little stress generates helps us

STRESS, ADOLESCENT, AND SUICIDE

Teenager commits suicide; IT employee jumps the roof and commits suicide; this is a headline we all are familiar with because of the frequency with which it pops up in the news. The experts at Capitol Hospital will talk about the peer pressure and adolescence and the stress associated with it. Stress is very

WHAT IS STRESS?

Another deadline passed, another ugly breakup, another pending bill: all scenarios stipulated above leads to stress. Stress is a term so common in our day-to-day life that we don’t think twice about using it. Not able to complete a deadline at work, unable to meet the client’s expectations, not at par with your family’s ever-growing financial needs, had an ugly breakup, dealing with a death of a loved

COMPLICATION OF DIABETES PART 2

We all heard about external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj getting admitted to a hospital in November 2016, but do we know the reason behind it. She was admitted to a hospital in Delhi for a kidney transplant. This kidney failure occurred because she has diabetes and that too for quite some time. This is another

COMPLICATION OF DIABETES PART 1

Diabetes can have many complications. Having diabetes means that the sugar in your body is more than what is required. This can result in various complications. These complications will be discussed by the competent team of doctors at Capitol Hospital so as to make us more aware. A person having

YOU, YOUR WEIGHT AND DIABETES

Overweight has many complications and diabetes is one of them. The alarming rate at which diabetes is growing in India is truly a concern. The experts at Capitol Hospital will discuss this issue and increase your expertise on this. India has a growing obesity problem. From 1975 to 2014 India has seen a prominent

RISK FACTORS FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES

As discussed in the previous blog, there are a lot of factors which increase your risk of type 2 diabetes. Few of them are overweight, old age, history of gestational diabetes in women, lethargic and lazy lifestyle. The experts at Capitol Hospital will be discussing some other risk factors and how to change your habits

RISK FACTORS FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES

Type 2 diabetes risk factors depend a lot on your routine lifestyle and how you live your day to day life. Little changes can go a long way to reduce your risk and help you escape your diabetic future. The experts at Capitol Hospital will be discussing these risk factors and how to change your habits related to

DIABETES- A SMALL SUMMARY

Diabetes has become a household name in our region due to its abundance spread in rural and urban areas. Everyone near and dear to us is suffering from this disease. If not family, close relatives and friends are fighting it. But still we don’t know much about it and little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

Am I more prone to stroke if I am obese?

Tik Tok Tik Tok. What is this, you ask.  This is the sound of time passing. The time is gradually passing at its usual pace and your weight too is increasing making you more prone to numerous diseases. Stroke is one of them. You become more prone to stroke if you are obese or overweight. The experts at

STROKE

Stroke has become a common disease in India. But still, we are ignorant of what it is and how overweight can risk and increase our chances of stroke. The experts at Capitol Hospital, which is the best healthcare in the region, will shed some light on stroke so that we have a better understanding of it. WHAT IS STROKE? A stroke occurs when the blood flow to your brain or a part of your brain stops.

How obesity leads to heart disease?

Obesity is a big issue. It has become so common among us now that we don’t even consider the ill effects of it. We all have accepted overweight as wearing a size larger than what we are generally used to. But the trouble doesn’t end here. It just starts here. The physical change in our body is perhaps

How to know whether I am obese or not? What causes it?

Almost 3 out of 4 Indians are overweight. Almost half the population of urban areas are obese. These statistics speak for themselves. The situation in India is very dire and we still eat ice-creams, pizzas and other varieties of

IS YOUR HOT TEA WORTH IT?

In winters, we love nothing more than to cuddle in our warm blankets and have a cup of steaming hot tea. But in getting this small pleasure, are we endangering our lives? The experts at Capitol Hospital, best healthcare in our region will shed some light on this very peculiar topic. IARC (International Agency for

ANTI CANCER BEVERAGES

Anticancer foods i.e. cancer-fighting foods should be included in our daily routine to avail all their benefits.Similarly, we have anti-cancer beverages rich in antioxidants to help us fight cancer. The experts at Capitol Hospital, best healthcare in our region will discuss few such anti-cancer beverages so that we can

ANTI CANCER FOODS PART 3

Spreading of cancer can be avoided by few lifestyle changes.Food habits are one of them.Eating healthy not only keeps many heart diseases at bay, it also helps reduce your risk of cancer. The experts at Capitol Hospital, best healthcare in our region will discuss few such anti-cancer foods so that we can

ANTI CANCER FOODS PART 2

Anti-cancer foods not only prevent the unwanted spreading of cancer but it also contains many extra nutrients that our body can benefit from. The food if inculcated in our daily life will help us lead a happy and joyful life. The experts at Capitol Hospital, best healthcare in our region will discuss few such

ANTI CANCER FOODS PART 1

Food is a vital part of our survival. Without food, we cannot survive. The type of food we eat decides whether we get nutrients from it or just fat. We should eat a balanced healthy diet rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, and carbohydrates. What we eat has a direct or indirect effect on our health and body.

UTILITIES OF PET-CT SCAN

PET-CT scanner can be used in a variety of ways to diagnose cancer and helps the patient be cancer free and lead a good healthy life. The experts at Capitol Hospital will be discussing few of the utilities of PET-CT scanner in oncology. DIAGNOSIS : The first and foremost comes the diagnosis.

ACRYLAMIDE AND THE CANCER RISK

Acrylamide is a strange term and most of us don’t know the risk associated with cancer. Fret Not! The experts at Capitol Hospital, best healthcare in our region will shed some light on this topic so that we can become aware of it. The first question which comes to our mind is- What is acrylamide?

LIFESTYLE AND CANCER-PART 2

Risk of cancer can be reduced by making few changes in your lifestyle. For instance, maintain a healthy body weight, regular physical exercise, not having junk food, quitting smoking etc. (Insert links for the previous blog) The experts at Capitol Hospital will discuss the lifestyle changes you can

LIFESTYLE AND CANCER – PART 1

Only 5 to 10 percent of cancer is caused by genetic reasons. Rest 90-95% of cancer is caused by various environmental factors. The risks factors include alcohol, diet, less physical exercise, tobacco, pollution, viruses, radiation and other external factors around us. The experts at Capitol Hospital will discuss the

BREAST CANCER V/S WOMEN

Being home to various and diverse ethnic groups, India is a country with many cultural and social views. The same views are sometimes orthodox and conservative as far as medical attention is concerned. Breast Cancer is another such taboo in India. In the past few decades, a chance of a woman

MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CANCER

We live in the information age. What we want can be acquired through a click of few keyboard strokes or taps on our smartphones. Till date, people consider cancer as a death sentence, which is certainly not true. But most of these considerations and fear comes from the myths which have been circulating

Is our cellphone killing us

Cell phone or mobile phones have become intertwined so much in our daily lives that without them we cannot imagine our lives. Even the younger generation want one personally for them. We live in our world in which we ourselves have made us so dependent on them without thinking of the

CANCER CAUSING BEVERAGES

Around 70% of the Earth is covered with water and our human body is not far behind. Up to 60% of the human adult body is water. Water is the elixir of life which we are made up of and something that surrounds us too. The expert team of doctors at Capitol Hospital will discuss some beverages and their effect

CANCER CAUSING FOODS – PART3

As you read in the previous blog, our food plays an important role in determining the risk of cancer. It is in our hands whether to increase it or reduce it. So you should steer away from foods like Microwaved Popcorn, Hydrogenated Oils, French Fries, Potato Chips, GMOs, Canned products, processed meats.

CANCER CAUSING FOODS – PART2

As you saw in the previous blog that that more than half the cases of cancer can be prevented by some lifestyle changes, the food you take, physical activity of your body. So you should steer away from foods like Microwaved Popcorn, Hydrogenated Oils, French Fries and Potato Chips. The experts at Capitol Hospital

CANCER CAUSING FOODS – PART1

Cancer is an umbrella of diseases. It is just not one disease, gradually it affects every part of your body. Similarly, it touches and affects all aspects of your life and takes a toll on you in every manner possible. Physically affects your body, mentally exhausts you, and financially drains you. Stress becomes your life partner

LIFE OF A CANCER SURVIVOR

We all are unique in our own sense. We all deal with loss, hardships, and struggles of life in different ways. Life of a cancer survivor has its own challenges which affect our daily routine. There is nothing in your life that cancer has not touched. You have to deal with

MOST DIAGNOSED CANCERS IN MEN AND WOMEN – Part 2

As we saw in the previous blog, there is Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Colon Cancer, and Stomach Cancer which are among the most diagnosed cancers in human body. Apart from these, there are a few more types of

MOST DIAGNOSED CANCERS IN MEN AND WOMEN – Part 1

We hear in hushed tones, that so and so got cancer and we respond in the same hushed tone. We don’t try to know the details like which cancer it was and how it is proliferating in our region. In India, awareness of cancer has

CANCER CLUSTERS

Cancer Cluster is defined as a cluster in which the occurrence of cancer is in greater number than expected in a particular geographical area over a period of time. The region is called cancer cluster when the same type of cancer or cancer which are scientifically proven to havethe same cause has multiple cases. There have been many cancer clusters which have

Cancer Screening Tests (CST)

There is a myth about cancer which is very prevalent i.e. ‘Cancer is untreatable and a death sentence’, which is absolutely false. If detected early and with the right team of physicians to guide you through it, cancer is very much treatable and life after cancer can be as normal as prior to it. Yuvraj Singh was

If I am obese, am I more likely to get cancer?

One more lethargic day, one more day of not exercising; well it doesn’t harm anyone. WRONG!! It is harming your body more than you think it is. That is because another day to you don’t keep your body fit and consume more calories is another ounce of weight added to your body, making you obese.

SMOKING CAUSES CANCER

We all enjoy watching movies in cinema theatres but none of us like the 2-minute advertisement concerning smoking and the vivid graphics of smokers’ lungs. But the irony of the matter is that still, we don’t learn from it. People smoke with an indulgence without bothering with the unhealthy consequences.

CPR (CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION)

All of us have faced emergencies, be it a road accident, an accidental fire, near-drowning incidents, some allergic reaction. A few of us know what to do in these panic induced situations. CPR is a useful technique to save

PLASTIC AND CANCER

We all know that plastic is slow to degrade, and being inexpensive and durable is used in high amount. But did we ever ponder on the fact, that along with the pollution it causes to the environment, it is detrimental to our health also. The experts at Capitol Hospital will shed some light on the on plastic and how it plays a part in increasing the risk of cancer.

ARE PESTICIDES SLOWLY KILLING US?

By using pesticides, are we protecting the plants, increasing the yield of our crop, or unknown to us increasing the risk of cancer and other acute diseases in our body? The answer to this unusual question is quite simple i.e. YES, a big yes. Over the years, we have spoiled the agricultural lands of our

JUNK FOOD AND RISK OF CANCER

The extra pizza slice that you had last Sunday and the burgers we all are always hungry for – You all know it is not a healthy food choice but did you know it can also increase your risk of Cancer. We, at Capitol Hospital, providing you the best healthcare in the region will help you to become acquainted with this astonishing

FACTS ABOUT CANCER

No one wants to have Cancer, but that doesn’t mean that we join our hands, pray to God and pretend to be protected from it. No one can become invincible after learning about Cancer but it certainly helps you to make informed decisions for yourself and your loved ones in lowering its risk and proceeding with caution if the mishap does befall on you or your near ones.

CANCER AND ITS CAUSES

Cancer- a word we dread, a word when uttered brings an involuntary tremor to our body. We are nervous to even talk about it, try to ignore it. But ignorance is not the best foot forward in this scenario, the best way is to be informed about it, to know about it and immediately take necessary action when

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