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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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Stroke Prevention Diet and Supplementation

“…greens turned out to be associated with the strongest protection against major chronic diseases, including a 20% reduction of stroke for every additional serving.” I live with an increased

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Risk of Therapy-Related Second Cancer “Exponentially Higher”

“the relative risk of this late effect —(therapy-related second cancer)— is exponentially higher than was supposed” Don’t be surprised if your oncologist turns to you and says “the

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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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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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Got Cancer? Chemotherapy is toxic- less is more

“Patients treated with chemotherapy for a solid tumor are at much higher risk than was previously thought of developing a highly lethal blood cancer as a result of that treatment.” No matter

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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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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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Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death among Atrial Fibrillation Patients (me)

“…calls for the need to “examine treatment modalities in addition to anticoagulation” to reduce sudden cardiac death (SCD) rates in patients with atrial fibrillation.” I have chronic

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effects- Cardiovascular, Thromboembolic Mortality Risk

The 4 cardiovascular and thromboembolic diseases resulting in death in patients with MM were atherosclerosis (n = 88), heart disease (n = 3799), aortic aneurysm and dissection (n = 39), and cerebrovascular

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