Reverse Heart Disease

Undo the Side Effects of Statins

…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 critical to heart health. But that said, many doctors prescribe statins every day,…

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Warming Up When Your Hands and Feet Are Always Cold

…foundational nutrient retards progression of arterial disease, reverses endothelial dysfunction, helps control blood pressure, and serves as a potent antioxidant. Daily dosage: Take at least 1,000 mg. * Exercise regularly. It’s a no-brainer. Exercise gets the heart pumping faster and pushes more blood and oxygen…

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Diabetes is No Reason to Jump on the Statin Bandwagon

…puts his “healthy” diabetics (ones with no known heart disease, etc.) on a statin. The only cadre of diabetics he thinks should take them are middle-aged men, say 50 to 70, who’ve had a heart attack or have documented coronary artery disease. That makes sense: it’s the same recommendation he…

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Heartfelt Lessons from an American Legend

…failure and congestive heart failure can also result. What are the takeaway lessons for you? * Prevention is always your best defense. After over two decades practicing integrative cardiology, I am even convinced that with metabolic cardiology we can even reverse heart disease. Some of my top recommendations…

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Books on Reversing and Preventing Heart Disease

…loved ones in our lives. Plus, that connectedness—whether to a spouse, good friends or even our neighbors—benefits our hearts as well, aiding in the prevention of heart disease. Cards, dark chocolate and flowers are all excellent ways to show your love and appreciation on Valentine’s Day. Plus, this…

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Women: Get the Benefits of Fish for Your Heart Health

heart disease. The reversal was particularly prominent in one group of postmenopausal women—those with diabetes. This was a great discovery in better understanding the needs of women with heart disease. What's the Take-Home Message for You? If you’re a diabetic postmenopausal woman with heart disease,…

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