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Bypass Surgery Makes Sense for High-Risk Patients

…to opt for intervention. Bypass surgery is probably the best option for you when many vessels are involved, or if your single or double-vessel disease is not amenable to angioplasty. In a nutshell, the greater the extent of heart disease, the more I lean toward bypass surgery. But I want to stress that…

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What To Do Before Opting For Heart Surgery

…one. Consider Fred, a 56-year-old engineer who came to me several years ago for a second opinion. Fred’s doctor recommended that he undergo bypass surgery immediately. His angiogram indicated two coronary vessels were about 70 percent blocked, and his stress test revealed a small area of what cardiologists…

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Are You a Candidate for EECP Therapy?

…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 expected. * If your coronary vessels have…

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Is Daily Aspirin Right for You?

…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. But even if you have all the characteristics I just mentioned that would make you a…

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Chelation: Good for Your Heart?

…or a combination of both. They will be evaluating subjects for all-cause mortality, heart attack and stroke, hospitalization for angina, and bypass surgery. However, no good deed goes unpunished. Turns out, some detractors have demanded the study be halted, citing issues from expense and politics,…

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Dr. Sinatra and Chelation

…when it’s your enemy. That distinction is crucial. If you are symptomatic with angina, you must take a traditional approach—angioplasty, bypass surgery, or even getting on a transplant list if your heart function is badly deteriorated. If your symptoms indicate that your heart is much compromised…

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EECP for Cardiovascular Health

…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 and mast pants, more familiar emergency medical…

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Benefits of Resistance Training

Resistance training is NOT synonymous with term same “strength training,” which encompasses ANY resistance exercise that builds strength. Nor should it be confused with lifting, power lifting, or body-building, all of which are competitive sport endeavors that value achievement and excessive…

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