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Could Omega-3s Become “Standard Care” After a Heart Attack?

…fatty acids or a placebo. Then, the researchers used blood work and cardiac imaging to measure heart recovery at two weeks, four weeks, and six months post heart attack. What they found was that patients in the omega-3 fatty acids group were 39 percent less likely to have deterioration of heart function…

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Quotable Quote Not Just an Idealized Idea

…Twitter accounts, I like to post an inspiring or interesting quote, usually heart health- or medicine-themed, and I love the feedback I get from readers. I also enjoy sharing some of the more memorable comments. For example, several people took issue with this quote that I posted a week or two ago: “‎In…

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A (Facebook) Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (of Thanks)!

…thought it would be fun to share what we’re thankful for this year, and our active and growing Facebook community provides the perfect venue. Just post a picture to the Facebook page with a comment explaining your picture and why you’re thankful. I’ll go first. This picture is of my son Step and…

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Winter Survival for Your Body and Mind

One way to get through the post-holiday winter stretch is to start anticipating and planning your summer vacation time. If you, like me, enjoy taking time to do something for your mind and body when you travel, I have a great suggestion for you. Consider joining me for a weekend in New England this…

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The Health Benefits of Resveratrol

…helps to keep your blood flowing as it should… Health Benefits of Resveratrol Studied In an Australian study of overweight hypertensive men and post-menopausal women, researchers monitored resveratrol’s effect on the brachial artery, the major artery of the upper arm. Impaired blood flow in this…

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Learn the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Women

…Heart Attack The take home message here is that women do need to heed the fact that they are at risk for heart disease, especially peri-menopausal and post-menopausal women with the four other cardiac risk factors that are more dangerous for women. They also need to know what warning signs to look for.…

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Grounding is Good for Pets, Too

…pain and inflammation, fewer arrhythmias and a host of other improvements. But this one was a first: Grounding for pets! One of my Facebook fans posted about this on my wall. “Hey Dr. Sinatra, I have started Earthing with my Earthing pad recently, and my cat won’t stay off me. He loves it, too…

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