Cardiology2019-07-08T05:07:33+00:00

Cardiology

Should cholesterol-lowering medication be started in the young?

Earlier treatment of elevated cholesterol results, even for children when indicated, results in better outcomes While the general perception is that strokes only occur in the elderly, over the years, there has been a gradual increase in the prevalence of strokes in the young. Recently, [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

10 ways to lower your blood pressure without medication

Making changes to your lifestyle will help give you a healthy head start in life Can you lower your blood pressure without taking medication? The answer is yes. If you have abnormally elevated blood pressure (BP) or hypertension, you may want to consider non-pharmacological measures initially [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

The ABCs of high blood pressure

In most cases, diagnosis of high BP and hypertension should be made only after a period of evaluation I recently saw a gentleman, Mr A, who had a history of frequent dizzy spells which were so severe that it made him unsteady when he was [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

How to live to 100

FROM 1960 till 2020, there has been a 28-fold increase in the number of centenarians. The path to longevity is strewn with false promises of expensive elixirs, exotic supplements, and stem cell rejuvenation. Human longevity is a complex interplay between the genes, the environment and [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

Lower your blood pressure with right lifestyle choices

BLOOD pressure (BP) continues to be an important determinant of our health and has significant implications for many diseases including stroke, heart disease, kidney damage and eye disease. Understanding how our lifestyles impact our blood pressure can help us make the right decisions in maintaining a healthy range of [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

ST Podcast: Forget about raising your good cholesterol?

ST Podcast: Forget about raising your good cholesterol? In this episode, ST correspondent Joyce Teo and podcasting head Ernest Luis host Dr Michael Lim, the medical director of MWH Heart, Stroke & Cancer Centre, who's also the honorary president of the Asian Society of Cardiology. They ask him for [...]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Media, Specialists-Cardiology|
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