Category Archives for heart disease

Coffee, Afib, Cardiomyopathy and Cancer Survivor

The latest research suggests drinking your morning cup of coffee/joe/java is safe for your heart, and may even be good for it. When it comes to coffee and heart issues, I am the proverbial canary in a

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Cardiomyopathy of Pediatric Cancer Chemo- Fix NOW!

…the risk of severe, life-threatening or fatal cardiomyopathy by age 40 was evaluated via agent-specific Cox proportional hazards models. Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy as a late stage side

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AFib, Hypertension, Stroke- Conventional or Non-Conventional Therapies?

“Also have invested in a portable Infrared Sauna so I can do healthy (20 min.) sweats 4-5x per week. After 2 months, still have recurring AFib…” Dear Cancer Coach- In your experience,

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Arrhythmia from My Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

“Our data suggest that arrhythmia after transplants are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. A prospective study of arrhythmia in the transplant setting is warranted.” I was

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Magnesium to Reduce Stroke Risk w/ Chronic Afib

Increasing dietary magnesium intake is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, heart failure, diabetes, and all-cause mortality… I developed chronic atrial fibrillation (afib) in the fall of 2010.

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Catheter Ablation, Drugs or…Evidence-based Non-toxic therapies?

“Serious adverse events were more common in the ablation groups, although differences between the ablation and drug therapy groups were not statistically significant (7.2% vs. 3.8%)…” According

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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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“Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention-

“Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation¬†recipients may be at an increased risk of developing hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia (referred to as cardiovascular risk factors (, p<0.01); the

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

‚ÄúCompared 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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Cocoa Flavanols Enhance Heart Health

…trials provide scientific evidence of the vascular effects of cocoa flavanols and suggest that the regular consumption of cocoa products containing flavanols may reduce risk of CVD Its not enough

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