Dr Nandakumar is one of the few cardiologists in Singapore who has worked as a consultant interventional cardiologist in a substantive position in the UK. Currently, he is a Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Mount Alvernia Hospital specialising in Interventional Cardiology.
We love technology as much as you do – especially when it helps get your heart healthy! Dr Ramasami Nandakumar, Senior Interventional Cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Novena & Gleneagles Hospital, gives us an insight into using gadgets to promote cardiovascular health. From the coolest gizmos to the hottest wearables, learn how these tech devices can help make your heart healthy and happy.
You’ve heard of fitness, lifestyle and food habits affecting your heart, but did you know that ethnicity could play a vital role in cardiovascular health too? South Asians listen up! Increasingly studies are pointing towards a correlation between ethnic origin (no matter where you live), and risk of cardiovascular i.e heart disease.
How it All Adds Up
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Senior Cardiologist Dr Ramasami Nandakumar shares with us more about these diets for weight loss
If you’ve ever thought about dieting, then you’ve probably come across at least one of these diets. These diets claim to help you lose weight as well as have certain health benefits, but do they really?
Keep that heart pumping and glowing with health with these easy ways to get moving
We all know it’s important to keep moving but if you are looking at targeting a healthier heart, these Cardiologist approved exercise routines should help you in a huge way. We spoke to Senior Cardiologist,
Dr Ramasami Nandakumar tells us what not to eat for a healthy heart
Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S? And nearly
1 out of 3 deaths in Singapore, are due to heart disease or stroke. 1 We all read about
what’s healthy and what’s not,
Important not only for your overall well being but also for a healthy heart, Dr Nandakumar talks to us about the importance of sleep
If you are missing out on your daily dose of zzz’s, it is time to make a change.
With sleep being a major component of a healthy lifestyle,
A heart attack happens when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can’t get oxygen. If blood flow isn’t restored quickly, the section of heart muscle begins to die.
Heart attacks are a leading killer of both men and women in the United States.
There are four valves which control the blood flow through the heart. They all consist of two or three flaps which swing open to allow blood through with each heart beat, and swing closed to prevent blood going back in the wrong direction.
Deoxygenated (blue) blood returning from the body collects in the right atrium.
A congenital heart defect (CHD), also known as a congenital heart anomaly or congenital heart disease, is a problem in the structure of the heart that is present at birth. Signs and symptoms depend on the specific type of problem. Symptoms can vary from none to life-threatening. When present they may include rapid breathing, bluish skin,