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Category Archives for heart disease

Cardiac Rehabilitation-Curcumin, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure

The p300-HAT inhibitory effects of curcumin have been demonstrated to ameliorate the development of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure in animal models. I developed a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) during

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NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine)-Heart, Bladder, Chemobrain, Kidney

As odd as this may sound, I am a Multiple Myeloma (MM) survivor with long-term and late stage side effects that will probably kill me before my incurable blood cancer will. I spend more time and effort

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Chemotherapy-induced Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension

“Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity treatment treatment refers to the damage of heart muscles due to intake of chemotherapy drugs.” It isn’t the fact that many chemotherapy regimes are

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Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy

“Among patients with chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy eligible for cardiac resynchronization therapy, CRT improved left ventricular function and promoted reverse remodeling…” Read

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Lower Blood Pressure w/ Evidence-based, Non-toxic Therapies

Exercise, Nutrition, Sauna and a host of nutritional supplements including nattokinase, taurine, omega-3 fatty acids, and more have proven ability to lower blood pressure. Last week I was diagnosed with

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Atrial Fibrilation-Catheter Ablation More Popular But Complications Rise

“Catheter ablation (for afib) volumes rose 2.5-fold during the study period…The overall in-hospital complication rate increased during the study period from 3.07% to 7.04%” I developed

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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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Evidence to Manage My Heart Disease is “Weak”

This problem (weak evidence) is by no means unique to heart disease. Many medical decisions are based on weak evidence or even human hunches rather than high-quality evidence… Evidence-based medicine

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A-fib therapies- Catheter Ablation, Drug Therapy or… Nothing?

“Compared with standard drug therapy, catheter ablation improved all-cause mortality and quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure…” The article linked and excerpted

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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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