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Category Archives for heart disease

Lower Blood Pressure w/ Non-toxic Therapy- 5 Simple Steps

Ever heard a commercial say something like “when diet and exercise aren’t enough…” According to the research below, diet and exercise can be enough to lower blood pressure. I am

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Living with Permanent Atrial-Fibrillation- W/out Conventional Meds

“One of the most obvious side effects of blood-thinning medication is the increased risk of bleeding. You may even be at danger of bleeding significantly from small cuts.” Hi David. Recently

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Heart Failure Rehab w/ Lifestyle Therapies

She suggested several potential reasons why a plant-based diet might be protective against Heart Failure. “Current theories include the effects of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory effects, which

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A-Fib, Blood Thinners, Risk of Stroke and Dementia

Parkinson’s disease, alcohol abuse, and the absence of a blood-thinning treatment seemed to be the “strongest predictors for dementia (dem).” I developed chronic atrial fibrillation (A-Fib)

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effect- Cardiomyopathy- LifeTime Risk of Heart Failure

“Once HF symptoms appear (stage C HF) in patients with reduced LVEF, the risk for progression to stage D HF increases, with a recent study of 964 HF with reduced EF patients…” I am a

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Cardio Toxicity Kills… Is It Treatable?

(Chemotherapy regimens that cause) most commonly reported CV toxicities, including cardiomyopathy/heart failure and myocarditis, vascular toxicity, and hypertension, as well as arrhythmias and QTc prolongation… According

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Sauna to reduce risk of Fatal Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality

 “Increased frequency of Sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of SCD, CHD, CVD, and all-cause mortality” Exercising your heart doesn’t have to be as difficult as you may think.

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Anthracycline Cardio-toxicity- Asian, Black, Hispanic Pop.

“Probably, anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity is a single and continuous phenomenon, from cellular to clinical stage, starting with myocardial cell injury, followed by progressive LVEF decline

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Cocoa Powder- Heart, Brain, Bone Health

According to research, cocoa may provide neuroprotection, cardioprotection and may even enhance bone health- all properties needed by the aging cancer survivor aka me… You’ve reached middle

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Cardiac Rehabilitation- 7 Best Yoga Poses for a Healthy Heart

When performed mindfully, yoga, while addressing all the underlying causes can reduce hypertension. It calms down the nervous system, thereby slowing down your heart rate. I was diagnosed with chemotherapy-induced

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