Angioplasty

Study Finds Doctors Too Quick to Insert Heart Stents

I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again: If I’m ever having a heart attack, I want someone to get me to the closest hospital to have an angioplasty/stent procedure performed as soon as possible. Heart stents are simply the best way to improve blood flow to the heart and preserve heart muscle…

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Cardiovascular Benefits of L-Arginine

…receiving from other cardiologists. I have been using this healthy-heart nutrient to support healthy cholesterol levels and healthy arteries in angioplasty patients for years. There’s evidence that regular supplementation with L-arginine benefits supports smooth muscle relaxation within the arterial…

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Are You a Candidate for EECP Therapy?

…For refractory symptoms of angina pectoris that has not responded to medication and metabolic cardiology. * If your arteries are so blocked that angioplasty (PTCA) or coronary artery bypass surgery (CABS or CABG) aren’t options. * If your coronary anatomy failed to improve following PTCA or CABS as…

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Is Taking a Daily Aspirin Right for You?

…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, even if you have all the…

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Peripheral Artery Disease 101

…the problem as intermittent claudication. To improve blood circulation, doctors often use the drugs advertised in the ads I mentioned earlier. Angioplasty or surgery is also sometimes necessary. My approach takes a different tack. I focus on the muscle cells and how to get rid of their metabolic by…

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3 Times Conventional Treatments Trump Alternative Medicine

…lifesaving. Three Times I Don't Recommend Alternative Medicine for Heart Health 1. In any male patient with a history of heart attack, stent, bypass, or angioplasty, and even in male patients who have a high degree of stress with high C-reactive protein levels or those with high coronary calcium scores, statin…

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How To Beat Poor Blood Circulation

…result is restricted blood flow, discomfort, tiredness, heaviness and, often, cramping. To combat poor blood circulation, doctors often use drugs, angioplasty or surgery. My approach takes a different tack. I focus on the muscle cells and how to get rid of their metabolic by-products, which become increasingly…

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