Dr Matlooba Ayoub -al Zadjali
    Dr Matlooba Ayoub  al Zadjali

    Muscat Daily Columnist

    Dr Matlooba Ayoub al Zadjali is a cardiologist and public health physician MD, MPH, Dip Cardiology, PhD

Heart Failure
    May 13, 2017

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. It can affect one or both sides of the heart. Heart failure can affect both children and adults but studies and researches show that there is as strong correlation between incidence of heart failure and old age therefore, it’s more common among older population. 

What is stress?
    May 4, 2017

There are numerous definitions in the literature for stress. The scientific definition for stress is primarily a physical response. When stressed, the body thinks it is under attack and switches to ‘fight or flight’ mode, releasing a complex mix of hormones and chemicals such as adrenaline, cortisol and norepinephrine to prepare the body for physical action.

High blood pressure or hypertension
    April 16, 2017

What is blood pressure?

Usually our body requires certain amount of pressure to get the blood round in our body. Therefore blood pressure is defined as a measure of the force that your heart uses to pump blood around your body or strength of your blood pushing against the sides of your blood vessels.