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Webinar | 17-06-2021

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A Webinar on Cardiac Health for the Common Man was organized by BAI Southern Centre on 17-6-2021 through zoom meeting inviting eminent Cardiologist Dr. N.Sivakadaksham, M.D (Medicine), DM (Cardio), Managing Director, Dr. SIVA CARDIOCARE, Chennai. The Webinar was well attended by our members. The meeting was started with the welcome address of Centre Chairman, Mr. L. Shantha Kumar and inaugural address delivered by Vice President, South-II, Mr. S.Ayyanathan.

Dr. N.Sivakadaksham explained that Indians are more susceptible than any other groups and get the disease at much younger age. He explained the risk factors and causes for cardiovascular disease for both Men and Women are as under:

For Men :
  1. Smoking
  2. Diabetes
  3. High Cholesterol
  4. High Blood Pressure
  5. Obesity
  6. Sedentary lifestyle

For Women :
  1. Menopause
  2. Birth control pills in combination with smoking.

Dr. N.Sivakadksham also explained 8 common risk factors >90% of incident acute mycocardial infarctions in Indian patients are:
  1. Dyslipidemia
  2. Smoking and tobacco use
  3. Known hyupertension
  4. Known diabetes
  5. Abdominal obesity
  6. Physical inactivity
  7. Low fruits and vegetables in take
  8. Psychosocial stress.

He also said the importance of exercise, eating habits and everyone should take Right Food, Right Amount, Right Combo and Right Time. Lastly, he quoted great cardiologist Paul Dudly White sayings that “A heart attack after the age 80 is an act of God and before 80, a failure of medicine. He also answered all the questions raised by the participants.

Mr. R.Sivakumar, State Chairman, Bishma Mr. R.Radhakrishnan, Past National President, BAI, Mr. Mu.Moahan Immediate Past National President, BAI thanked the Chairman for arranging a wonderful and useful webinar. The Webinar was concluded with the Vote of Thanks of Mr. P.Ramkumar,Chairman, Seminar Committee.

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