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Warming Up When Your Hands and Feet Are Always Cold

One of the most common circulation problems I had to diagnose as a physician were hands and feet that are always cold, even when it wasn’t cold outside. After checking the various pulse points in the extremities, I generally found that what causes cold hands and feet could often be a number of…

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Cardiovascular Benefits of L-Arginine

While attending the American College of Cardiology annual meeting several years ago, I was pleased to hear how much attention the benefits of L-arginine were receiving from other cardiologists. I have been using this healthy-heart nutrient to support healthy cholesterol levels and healthy arteries…

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What are ACE Inhibitor Drugs?

If you have cardiovascular problems, you may already be familiar with ACE inhibitor drugs, including Capoten, Altace, Vasotec, Lotensin, or Monopril. These drugs slow the activity of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), a protein produced in the lungs that converts angiotensin I—a harmless…

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Selenium Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Here’s some important prostate cancer news that I want to share with you. New findings just released from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) showed that for some high-risk men, a high-dosage of selenium supplements can be risky for the prostate. What Is the SELECT Trial?…

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