Angina

Testosterone Levels and Cardiovascular Health

…syndrome (insulin resistance), oxidative stress, and clotting. Therapy for high testosterone levels has also been found to improve heart failure, angina and diabetes, but supplementing can be tricky. If you are interested in pursuing it, I highly recommend you do so with an experienced anti-aging doctor…

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Is Taking a Daily Aspirin Right for You?

…of cardiovascular disease—is just plain good medicine. I regularly advocate aspirin for those who have known heart disease, such as a history of angina, heart attack, angioplasty or stent procedures, or coronary artery bypass surgery. In these cases, I recommend taking one baby aspirin daily. Yet,…

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Treat Heart Disease With a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…nutritional solutions to the myriad faces of heart disease—high blood pressure levels; chronic hypertension; high triglycerides; elevated L(p)a; angina; and heart attack and stroke—Dr. Sinatra has finally answered his patients’ many requests for a book that they can have as a reference at home…

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Don't Lug Your Luggage

Dr. Sinatra wrote about airport angina in an issue of Heart, Health, and Nutrition years ago. For those of you who missed it, here is a synopsis of his tips for heart patients: 1. Know your bag: Select luggage that’s user-friendly. There’s a great selection of bags with easy moving wheels under…

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I'm a Hoosier at Heart

…overlooked causes of heart disease. Fortunately, if you can learn to recognize the triggers of your stress and defuse them, you will be less prone to angina, irregular heartbeat, heart attack and stroke, high blood pressure, and other cardiovascular problems. That’s where your favorite movie comes in…

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New Study Shows Heart Benefits of L-Carnitine

…Researchers reviewed 13 controlled trials and concluded that benefits of L-carnitine supplementation include reductions in all causes of mortality, angina symptoms and ventricular arrhythmias following a heart attack. The study acknowledged L-carnitine’s ability to stabilize heart cell membranes and…

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Low Testosterone Side Effects Include Heart Disease

…fight off oxidative stress and clots in his circulatory system. There is also good data to show that testosterone therapy can improve heart failure, angina and type 2 diabetes. Low Testosterone Side Effects Low testosterone side effects can include fatigue, a loss of libido, weight gain and/or depression…

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The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…you do anything, you must discuss it with your doctor. Plus, no one should come off statin medications if they're having symptoms of chest pains or angina because under those circumstances stopping a statin could be life-threatening. Q: Which supplements should I be taking with my statin drugs? A: Every…

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EECP for Cardiovascular Health

Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) is a therapy for treating angina and congestive heart failure. It offers hope to those with advanced coronary artery disease who can’t undergo bypass surgery. Here's how it works... The physiology of EECP is similar to that of the intra-aortic balloon pump…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…a condition more common in women * Altitude * Exposure to EMF/ WiFi frequencies * Ischemia, or lack of blood flow to the heart as happens during angina or a heart attack. Are there different kinds of cardiac arrhythmias? Yes, there are several. The most common, called premature ventricular contractions…

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The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…Include Heart Health The reason I began formulating supplements is because they’re some of the best weapons we have to treat cardiac conditions like angina, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmias. In fact, I’ve seen the lab work for thousands of people documenting their…

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Is Red Meat Safe?

…prevention. In addition, there are multiple human studies confirming the benefits of L-carnitine in documented heart disease, i.e. heart attack, angina, congestive heart failure, and atherosclerotic vessels. The researchers raise the issue of TMAO concentrations, which does deserve further investigation…

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Are You a Candidate for EECP Therapy?

…therapy patients report their angina symptoms to be lessened and their ability to tolerate physical activity improved as a result. Therefore, I continue to recommend EECP in the certain situations. Conditions EECP Therapy Is Good for * For refractory symptoms of angina pectoris that has not responded…

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Airport Angina: What You Need to Know

…heart risks associated with air travel—namely “airport angina.” “Airport angina” is a phrase coined to describe heart symptoms of ischemia (lack of oxygen to the heart) provoked by hauling and lifting luggage. Plus, getting angina when you’re far from home is always an unsettling experience…

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5 Tips for Heart-Healthy and Enjoyable Summer Travel

…on your “angina threshold” or the rate pressure product (RPP) at which you developed your angina on that test. The RPP can be used to estimate the amount of weight you can carry without provoking angina symptoms for you. We arrive at your RPP by multiplying your heart rate by your systolic blood…

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Could You Have a Silent Heart Attack and Not Know It?

…these are things that need to be recognized. There is a huge problem of denial in heart disease. Sometimes people get used to having so-called stable angina that they think it's normal when they have minor sensations here and there. They are not normal! Those symptoms might just be the voice of the heart…

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