The News on Heart Disease

The News on Heart Disease

What do rheumatoid arthritis, gastrointestinal disease, toxins, brain chemistry, hormones and low vitamin D have in common with heart disease? All of them can cause heart disease! This may be why you may know people who have had a heart attack, stroke or heart disease without having the usual risk factors. We all know the

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The Amazing Heart: How to Protect Your Most Important Muscle

The Amazing Heart: How to Protect Your Most Important Muscle

Our heart beats over 100,000 times a day and 38,000,000 times a year! Although it only weighs 10 ounces, it pumps blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels. And, every pound we gain equates to an additional 250 miles of blood vessels that the blood must traverse. In fact, according to the National Institute of

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Low Cholesterol Increases Health Risks

Low Cholesterol Increases Health Risks

While we hear a lot about it being desirable to keep cholesterol levels low, recent research shows that very low cholesterol levels (<160 mg)  may be just as unhealthy as very high the cholesterol levels. Unfortunately the dangers of low cholesterol have been less well publicized. There is a wealth of articles and health books

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Statins and Your Heart

Statins and Your Heart

The National Institutes of Health recommends that if you are diagnosed with high cholesterol you should use lifestyle changes for 12 weeks. If your cholesterol has not lowered after 3 months then consider using a statin. Unfortunately, most physicians do not follow these guidelines. Most physicians reach for the prescription pad and write an order

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The Needs of a Healthy Heart

The Needs of a Healthy Heart

Even though heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., you have more influence in helping to prevent it than you think.  Cholesterol levels (good and bad), stress, neurotransmitters, hormones, vitamin D, Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), even tea and chocolate play roles in heart heath you can control. Cholesterol Preventing heart disease requires

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Ingredients for a Healthy Heart

Ingredients for a Healthy Heart

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the number one cause of death in the U.S. is due to medical errors. However, heart disease and stroke are the most common cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and account for nearly 40 percent of all CVD deaths. That is one death every 35 seconds! And today, more than

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The New Beat on Heart Disease

The New Beat on Heart Disease

Preventing heart disease requires much more than simply screening for high cholesterol. Fifty percent of all people who have a heart attack have normal cholesterol. What’s more, an estimated 80 percent of patients who develop coronary artery disease have cholesterol levels comparable to those in healthy individuals, according to the Framingham Study published in the American

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