Kidney Health

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Plaque Buildup and Peripheral Artery Disease

…conditions we cardiologists treat has nothing directly to do with the heart itself, but rather with blockages of blood vessels going to and from the kidneys, stomach, arms, legs and feet. We call this condition peripheral vascular or arterial disease. You may know it as “poor circulation.” An estimated…

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Share Your Love on Valentine's Day

…down and surrender to a not-so-perfect health history. But not Dean! Dean plays the trumpet and sings Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett songs at his church. His love of music and the support of his church has given him the strength and fortitude to face numerous health challenges with a positive attitude.…

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Natural Pain Relief

…liver damage, and kidney dysfunction. Now there’s yet another reason to avoid these analgesics, as recent studies suggest that they can also make it difficult to maintain healthy blood pressure levels. So… If you take painkillers regularly, please inform your doctor or holistic health practitioner. He…

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Magnesium and Calcium for Heart Health

…Magnesium and calcium work synergistically, but you must be careful about the amount of calcium you take. More than 2,000 mg per day can cause your kidneys to excrete magnesium. Although my cardiovascular nutrition plan includes many calcium-rich foods, such as green leafy vegetables, tofu, low-fat cheeses…

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L-Carnitine Benefits Hold the Key to Good Health

…better health. What is L-carnitine? It's a water-soluble nutrient produced from the amino acids lysine and methionine and it's found in all living tissue. The highest concentrations of L-carnitine are found in the adrenal glands, skeletal, and cardiac muscle. Smaller amounts are found in the kidneys and…

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…occasional relief, I have no problem with this. But as I've long warned, chronic use of these over-the-counter medications can cause liver and/or kidney damage. Plus, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued a new, stronger warning that non-aspirin NSAIDS can increase the risk…

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Even Mildly High Blood Pressure Ups Stroke Risk, Significantly

…encourage you to do so now. One important topic I’ll be covering in my webinar is the many health risks associated with high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to poor heart, kidney, and eye health and increase your chances of having a stroke. Plus, now research shows that even mildly elevated…

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Reducing High Blood Pressure—The Top 5 Moments from My Webinar

…your doctor finds out that you have kidney impairment, blood pressure medications are a must. But in addition to taking blood pressure medications, you need to use lifestyle interventions. Taking nutritional supplements can be an important part of heart health. Also, removing causes for high blood…

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Secrets for Surviving Seasonal Flu

…complication. It was also devastating to hear about the 17-year-old athlete who died of a secondary infection from the seasonal flu that caused his kidneys to shut down. There’s no question about it, complications from the seasonal flu can be deadly. It was shocking to hear the grim prediction that 40…

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