Peripheral Artery Disease

Are You a Candidate for EECP Therapy?

…Aortic valve regurgitation * Thrombophlebitis or bloods clots * Peripheral vascular disease in the legs or previous leg amputations * Pregnancy or immediately following cardiac catheterization or bypass surgery After two prior coronary artery bypass surgeries, “Ben” wasn’t a candidate for a third…

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Plaque Buildup and Peripheral Artery Disease

…in the coronary arteries that feed the heart or the carotid arteries leading to the brain. The result is restricted blood flow, discomfort, tiredness, heaviness and, often, cramping. To combat the condition, doctors often use drugs, angioplasty, or surgery in peripheral artery disease treatment. A Different…

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Undo the Side Effects of Statins

…people who should be taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs—such as Zocor, Lipitor or the many others—are middle aged men with coronary artery disease. For everyone else, statins may actually be raising the incidence of heart failure because they deplete the body of CoQ10, a biochemical that’s…

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Vitamin K2 Supports Healthy Circulation

…K2 could help prevent arterial calcification, Drs. Vermeer and Schurgers examined the food intake and aorta scans of 4,800 elderly Dutch men and women. The aorta is the largest artery in the body, and the condition of this artery serves as a good indicator of arterial disease. Their investigation showed…

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Benefits of Sauna Therapy for Your Heart, and Entire Body

…blood flow through arteries. By pumping blood rapidly throughout the body, it helps to deliver oxygen rich blood to the tissues. In fact, research has shown that sauna therapy can increase left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with heart failure, and increase peripheral circulation by 5-10%…

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