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Alzheimer's Disease Prevention: Know Your Risk Factors

Since I wrote my earlier blog on Alzheimer's, my mother-in-law's mental status had changed so abruptly that we needed to hospitalize her to rule out a stroke or low heart rate. While she was surprisingly hypertensive on admission and her heart rate low enough to validate a pacemaker, her failing memory…

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Open Your Heart to Gratitude and Love

…Lock In techniques are approaches I personally use and recommend to patients, friends, and family. I will discuss these techniques in an upcoming blog, but for now, I'll share the story of the whale unedited with you, as there is nothing as rich as the version going around the Internet. And I wish…

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Helping Your Pet to Live a Long, Healthy Life

…like boswellia and curcumin. Plus, for those of you who have (or know someone who has) recently lost a pet, I’d like to link you over to an earlier blog about losing a pet called "The Rainbow Bridge." This hope-filled tribute continues to comfort my family, and all those with whom we share it. There’s…

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Give Thanks for Your Heart

…my health, my job, so much more, and last but not least, you. I thank you for the trust you place in me. Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and for considering my advice. I take my responsibility to you very seriously and nothing would make me happier than knowing that I’m helping you…

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How to Naturally Boost Testosterone Levels for Better Heart Health

…a naturopathic doctor, has quite a bit of experience in helping men to raise their testosterone levels naturally. So, I asked him to write today's blog and share this important information with you. —Dr. Stephen Sinatra As a cardiologist, my dad Dr. Stephen Sinatra has been very concerned about the…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

Today, I’m pleased to welcome a guest blog from a long-time colleague of mine, Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman. For those of you who don’t know her, she’s a highly respected health pioneer, and an award-winning author of more 30 books, including the book Zapped about EMF exposure. I highly respect her…

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High HDL Levels Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

…-brainer” for healthy brain aging, as well as protecting yourself from a host of issues from diabetes to arthritis and more. In addition to the earlier blog tips for reducing inflammation, remember that moderate aerobic exercise can also help increase your blood levels of HDL cholesterol. Researchers believe…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…the session. Usually, word of an upcoming subscriber session appears in the monthly newsletter, but in the future, we will be announcing them in the blog and on the Web site as well. And you don’t have to be a subscriber to attend. Just come on down! We’d love to see you. For more information on subscriber…

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Dateline's Report and the Real News on Supplement Safety

…questions about the quality and safety standards in the dietary supplement industry. This is something that concerns me as well. You may remember the blog I recently wrote about CoQ10 and how some supplements short you on active ingredients. In fact, this is the very reason I started formulating my own…

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3 Secrets for Taking Nutritional Supplements

I’m forever receiving questions, via email, my web chats, and on my blog about the best way to take nutritional supplements. Following a few guidelines will make taking your vitamins and other supplements easier to swallow and much more effective. My Top Tips for Taking Your Nutritional Supplements…

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Vitamin K2 & It’s Benefits

…for the rest of us, making it palatable can be a challenge. Luckily, we have a tasty recipe for natto that I’ll be sharing with you in an upcoming blog! Frozen natto can be found in Asian grocery stores, and frozen pouches of it can be sourced now in many health-food stores. In case neither is local…

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Safe Summer Outdoor Dining

…the high temperatures of barbeque grilling by marinating with a sauce that's 10 percent plain soy sauce and 1 percent sugar. See our August 12, 2009 blog for the recipe, and another discussion on COPs and HCAs, the highly carcinogenic compounds released from the fat of muscle meats. For even more information…

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The Best Holiday Gift of All

"The Best Holiday Gift of All" has been an annual tradition on my blog. The message is timeless, so I wanted to share it with you once again so we can all be reminded to be truly present at our holiday celebrations and in all of the moments that matter throughout the year. Like many of you, while my…

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Why Statins Are Dangerous

…raising the incidence of heart failure because they deplete the body of CoQ10—a biochemical that’s critical to heart health. Recently, I wrote a blog about statins and memory loss and I thought that one of the people who commented described the dangers of statin drugs best. So, with her permission…

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Learn the Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

Recently, a reader on my blog asked me for the typical and atypical symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AF). That’s a good question because some people have AF and don’t know it. Yet, if left untreated it can cause long-term complications. Atrial Fibrillation and its Symptoms AF is an irregular heartbeat…

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“But I’m Too Young to Have a Heart Attack…”

…stop making great vitamins for me to take: I don’t like them.” Luckily, her parents allow her protest, but insist on the vitamins. Most of you blog followers are here at drsinatra.com because you are already health conscious, and I commend you! For those of you new to the content you can find here…

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