Rehab services have been
started and every week in the programme involving Yoga, Psychological
Rehab, Dietary Advice and meditation is held for SMHI patients at a
Coronary Artery Disease can be tackled at all its stages by concerted efforts of patients and physicians. Let it not hamper life but let us win it over with a healthy and invigorating life style.
services include studying the psychology of the patient, identifying
stressors and rehabilitating to the modified environs. It is primarily
devised against depression, job-stress-demand, anxiety and hostility.
Modifications are by behavioral modifications, social support, positive
cognitive approach and managing depression, hostility and stress. The
scope of this intervention is over and above current remedies offered.
need is to be closer to the concept of Mediterrarean food- a natural diet
essentially rich in fruit, vegetables (5-6 servings) and fish. Calories do
matter! Excess saturated fat must be replaced with polyunsatured fat.
Refined carbohydrates (sugar jams etc.) must be reduced.
heart needs exercise even after an attack!
early ambulatory plan restores faith in one's abilities to stay actively
alive. It is tailored to patient needs. It adds years to life and life to
years. Its role in preventing heart
attacks can never be over stressed.
in Coronary Artery Disease have demonstrated disease reversal with these
measures. Disease modification appears natural with these methods. They
are inspired by ancient
Indian way of life when longevity was the rule rather than an exception.