Reverse Heart Disease

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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5 Foods to Eat (or Avoid) for Healthy Aging

…blueberries in their feed resulted in a lower rate of memory decline and helped to reverse memory loss—as measured by putting the rats in a maze. 4. Eat More Wild Alaskan Salmon: Chances are you know that salmon is rich in heart-healthy omega-3s. But what many people don’t realize is that it also contains…

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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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What Are the Fish Oil Benefits for Women?

…atherosclerosis in women with heart disease. The results are consistent with what we already know about fish: it is a natural source of omega-3s, and omega-3s have long been associated with heart health and disease prevention. What’s interesting is that the reversal was particularly prominent in one…

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The Ideal Homocysteine Level for Cardiac Health

…homocysteine level is in the healthy range. A while back, I was talking with Jim Roberts, M.D., an integrative cardiologist and my co-author for Reverse Heart Disease Now—and we both shared that we have low levels of homocysteine. That may sound like good news, given the well-documented danger of high homocysteine…

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