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Is It Your Heart, Or Is It Lyme Disease?

…bite—and unfortunately, it doesn’t develop with every tick bite. In fact, only 50% of patients with Lyme disease report a bull’s eye rash. The other problem is that there many varieties of what we call Lyme disease. Some ticks only carry the Lyme bacteria. But quite often, ticks—which are nature’s…

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Spinach: A Sinatra Super Food and Apparent Crowd-Pleaser!

…cells in the eye from the effects of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. And studies have confirmed that a diet high in spinach and other lutein-rich green vegetables might also reduce the risk of cataracts by protecting against free radical damage in the epithelium and cortex of the lens of the eye. Recipe Ideas…

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5 Heart-Health Facts Your Cardiologist Won’t Tell You

…who are on the cutting-edge of the latest research, there are far more cardiologists who are practicing old medicine, quite literally. Part of the problem is that medical schools spend far more time teaching about pharmaceutical drugs than they do nutritional supplements. Plus, they never even get to…

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Treating Your Feet Can Help Your Heart

…is from Missouri, so you gotta show him! At one such anti-aging conference years back, Dr. Sinatra looked at these foot baths with a very skeptical eye. Although the theory seemed plausible, we were both thinking it a bit of a parlor trick that it could energize the body at the same time, despite positive…

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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…three decades ago, he discovered that ancient healers used natural substances such as garlic and hot peppers, as well as chicken soup to address the problem. In fact, he routinely prescribed chicken soup with garlic and hot peppers as a complement to modern drug treatments. Treating the bronchospasms without…

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The Real Risk Factors for Heart Disease

…be, "Doc, if cholesterol isn't dangerous, then what heart risk factors should I keep an eye on?" That's a good question and one that anyone who wants to minimize their odds of developing cardiovascular problems should ask. First off, I would say that you should address some basic lifestyle issues that…

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Pet Health 101: How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Heart Issue

…most often have valvular problems, as well as cardiomyopathy, and congestive heart failure. Plus, they can have cardiac arrhythmias. When it comes to your pet’s health, remember that no one knows your canine better than you do. The most important thing you can do is keep an eye out for signs and symptoms…

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Should You Take Blood-Thinning Drugs?

…fibrillation (AF) or had an extensive heart attack. But, like any drug, Coumadin does have side effects. The major one is excessive bleeding (bleeding gums, eye hemorrhages, blood in the urine and even a few bleeds in the brain). Other rare reactions include weakness, cold sensations, itchy skin, fever and abdominal…

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

…the resistance on the bicycle and asked him how he was feeling. He was surprised that I turned down the resistance. I asked him to just close his eyes and scan his body. He said he felt something in his chest. He described it as ‘just a twinge.’ “I showed him how the readout was reacting to the…

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Pets for Heart Health

…submissive and more trainable. Animals that squirm excessively, bite or claw at you, and try frantically to right themselves may have behavioral problems and a hyperactive nature, and consequently may be harder to train. 3. Check out appearance. Does the animal seem hyperactive or dull and depressed?…

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Supplementing With CoQ10 for Better Heart Health

…Leesburg at the request of Pastor Reggie who knew me from Connecticut. He’d asked me to do a special session for people with some serious health problems. He advertised the Friday afternoon event as a “life altering seminar,” and his flyers proclaimed me to be “America’s Favorite Cardiologist…

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