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Category Archives for heart disease

Chemotherapy-induced Cardiomyopathy (CI-CM)- How long have I got?

“Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy (CI-CM) is the most frequent complication of cytotoxic drugs, cardiotoxicity and portends a poor prognosis” I underwent several cardio-toxic chemotherapy

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Breast Cancer Side Effects- Trastuzumab Cardiotoxicity, Flaxseed Relief-

Flaxseed Oil did not interfere with Trastuzumab in breast cancer but rather enhanced its tumor-reducing effects and combined Flaxseed Oil and low dose Trastuzumab was as effective as high dose TRAS treatment. I

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Xarelto Lawsuit Highlights Risks of Conventional Blood Thinners

“Given all this information, people who are on Xarelto, or those caring for those who are, may have some concerns. Experts say it’s best to take those concerns straight to the doctor or specialist

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Chemotherapy-induced Heart Failure- Cardiac Rehabilitation Prevent, Heal?

The effects of this damage (myocardial toxicity) can be severe, condemning the cancer survivor to chronic heart disease and even causing premature death…. I was diagnosed with chemotherapy-induced

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Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy- Arjuna/Hawthorn- Keep Your Heart Strong

“Extensive research demonstrates that the botanical extracts Hawthorn and Arjuna deliver optimum support for normal heart muscle function and coronary artery health…” In early 1994 I

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Chemotherapy-induced Heart Failure- Treating My Depression

“Despite the prevalence of depression in heart failure, we remain abysmal in detecting, diagnosing and treating depression, which remains an independent predictor of mortality.” Living the

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Hospitalized for Heart Failure, Stroke? Reduce Blood Clot (VTE) Risk-

Patients with an acute medical illness such as pneumonia, stroke, or congestive heart failure are highly susceptible to the development of venous thromboembolism (VTE) during their hospital stay and up

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Heart Disease- Everything you need for heart-health 

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, and Australia. One in every four deaths in the U.S.occurs as

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Sauna, Heart Health and Longevity

“Frequenting the sauna appears to be connected to a reduced risk of number of cardiovascular conditions including heart failure and coronary heart disease and ultimately lead to enhanced longevity…” The

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ASCT for Chemotherapy-induced Cardiomyopathy?

“A new stem cell therapy significantly improved long-term health outcomes in patients with severe and end-stage heart failure in a study presented at the ACC” I am a long-term survivor of an

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