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  • Women! Let’s Discuss Your Heart Health

    The CDC stated recently that women are at an all-time high for heart disease, cardiovascular disease or CVD, and that men were actually on par or lowering their relative risks for CVD. This might be associated with...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Mega Boost Your Health with IV Vitamin Therapy

    Intravenous (IV) therapy, also known as “Myer’s Cocktails,” has been used for decades, but for many of us, we need to go back to the basics and understand what this is and how it can help. IV...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Cholesterol, Just the Fats!

    By design, everything our body does has a purpose. So, why would it produce so much cholesterol if it were bad? What is Cholesterol? While many believe cholesterol to be a bad thing, or the result of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Lowering Your Cholesterol May Not Prevent Heart Disease: Part 2

    Dietary factors and therapeutic lifestyle changes have no side effects. They should be considered the first line of defense in preventive cardiology. . . . Rather than . . . targeting cholesterol numbers alone, doctors owe it...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Lowering Your Cholesterol May Not Prevent Heart Disease

    In the “old” days LDL was considered “bad” cholesterol . . . . HDL, on the other hand, was traditionally believed to be “good” cholesterol . . . The problem is, we now know that there are...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Women’s Health: A Matter of the Heart

    There is an old saying: “We don’t know what we don’t know.” This phrase may be far more true than people know. Medicine today has descended into a world of symptom treatments and disease management with far...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • New Risk Detection Strategies for Heart Disease

    As a seasoned natural medicine practitioner, I have observed over the years the baby boomer population and how they age. There is an angst that comes from experiencing our own mortality that grows with each decade of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Curcumin From Turmeric: Great Potential for Multiple Conditions Part 2

    Curcumin has a surprisingly wide range of beneficial properties, including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic activity. . . . is remarkably non-toxic, … exhibits great promise as a therapeutic agent, and is currently in human clinical trials for...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • You Are What You Eat: The Truth Behind Metabolic Syndrome

      There is nothing short of an epidemic silently sweeping the United States. According to the American Medical Association, 34% (more than one in three) adults now fits the criteria for the condition known as Metabolic Syndrome,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Curcumin From Turmeric: Great Potential for Multiple Conditions, Part 1

    Curcumin has been shown to exhibit antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anticancer activities and thus has a potential against various malignant diseases, diabetes, allergies, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, and other chronic illnesses. – Advances in Experimental Medicine...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • The Healing Benefits of Olive Oil

    There are many different kinds of fats: saturated, polyunsaturated, and monounsaturated; and our body needs a mixture of healthy fatty acids in the diet in a harmonious balance of 30% saturated, 10% polyunsaturated, and 60% monounsaturated. One...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Heart Health: For Women Only

    Vicki Kobliner MS RD CD-N   It is not breast cancer but heart disease that claims the lives of the greatest number of women every year. While many people believe that heart disease predominantly affects men, this...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Curb Blood Vessel Inflammation to Decrease Cardiovascular Risk

    Kara Burkhart, ND   Cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer in the United States.  Classic risk factors for cardiovascular disease are obesity, diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, and lack of exercise. Getting these under control is...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Cold and numb Numb hands Hands and Feet; Raynaud’s Phenomenon… How to Treat

    Ashley Burkman, ND   Raynaud’s (pronounced rey-nohz), named after the French doctor who first described this certain set of symptoms, is characterized by short periods of blood-vessel spasm, most commonly occurring in distal extremities and areas of...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Proven Ways to Protect Your Heart

    Paul D. Tortland, D.O.   As the name implies, Preventive Medicine strives to be proactive, rather than reactive, with regard to health.  Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major area of focus of Preventive...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Debunking The Cholesterol – Heart Disease Myth

    By Paul D. Tortland, D.O. The Cholesterol “Problem” Most everything we’ve been taught about cholesterol and heart disease is wrong. The second most commonly prescribed drug in America in 2010 was Zocor® (simvastatin). More than 94 million...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The United States of America – An Overmedicated Society

    THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – AN  OVERMEDICATED  SOCIETY by Dr. Henry Sobo Here are two important facts that you should know: #1. Medication side effects are the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S. annually, and...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Statin Drugs

    Instead of giving my personal views on statins, let’s quickly review some of the studies done on these drugs and allow you to form your own educated opinion. If it is true that statin drugs such as...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Cholesterol – Why We Can’t Live Without It

    Written by Deanna M. Cherrone M.D., owner of Natural Health & Healing  a Functional Medicine  practice in Avon, CT. Cholesterol is a fatty substance, also known as a lipid, which is found in every cell in the...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Tran Fats: not good, but bad and very ugly – By Kelli Swick B.S.

    Heart disease, the number one cause of death in the United States for men and women has been attributed partially to the types of fats Americans consume. Saturated fats, such as animal fats, coconut and palm oil...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Heart Health – By Dr. Renee Mammone, N.D

    The heart works hard beating about 100,000 times a day and keeps blood pumping throughout your body. Some easy ways to evaluate the health of your heart is pulse rate and blood pressure. The faster your pulse...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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