- January 1st, 2015
Complementary and alternative medicine therapies are often used alongside conventional treatments for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and high cholesterol. One study indicated that patients with CVD and the associated risk factors actually make more use of CAM therapies—specifically natural products and mind-body practices—than the rest of the population.
- January 1st, 2015
In the realm of public awareness, the dangers of heart disease hold rank with some of the most life-threatening illnesses, such as diabetes and cancer. We all know what a crucial muscle our heart is—and we all are aware of the dire importance of protecting it.Steps to Protect This Vital OrganBy Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
- July 1st, 2014
What causes high blood pressure? Unfortunately, it’s complicated, and there isn’t just one smoking gun.Simple lifestyle changes to make a healthier youBy Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
- May 1st, 2013
Sugar-sweetened sodas, sports drinks, and fruit drinks may be associated with about 180,000 deaths around the world each year, according to new research. Sugar-sweetened beverages are consumed throughout the world and contribute to excess body weight, which increases the risk of developing diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and some cancers.
- February 1st, 2011What you can do to prevent and reverse Heart Disease.By Larry Trivieri, JR
- February 1st, 2008
Ever since the 1950s, when the Framingham Heart Study established a correlation between high cholesterol and heart attacks, doctors have focused on lowering cholesterol as a way to prevent heart disease. For years they’ve told us to accomplish this by eating a low-fat diet and exercising and, if that failed, by taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins.A new wave of doctors is relvolutionizing the way Western medicine prevents and treats heart disease. Here's what you need to know to keep your heart healthy for many beats to come.By James Keough