155 Items Tagged

heart disease

Why Saunas Might Be The Key To Good Health

Sometimes the best wellness strategies are the ones that have been around the longest; such is the case with saunas.

Anthony Schneck
April 17 2015

Why Yoga Is So Great For Your Spine & Heart Health

Hundreds of years ago English physician Thomas Sydenham taught that “a man is as old as his arteries.” We usually don't think about the health of our...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
April 13 2015

6 Choices That Will Help You Stay Strong, Flexible & Happy As You Age

So many of us associate aging with cognitive decline, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, adult onset diabetes, osteoporosis, chronic fatigue … Shall I...

Eva Selhub, M.D.
April 12 2015

5 Reasons Grains Aren't As Bad As Everyone Says

Health messages about nutrition can be conflicting and confusing, and because your daily food choices are so important, separating the passing trends...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
April 10 2015

9 Foods That Will Help You Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. Too often, heart disease is thought of as a sudden disaster — the clutching of one's arm or...

Dr. Mitchell Gaynor
April 3 2015

Why Exercise Won't Counteract The Effects Of Sitting All Day

I admit it. I'm a standing addict. I use a standing desk when I see patients; at conferences my spot is always in the back so I can roam the edges of...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
March 23 2015

I Want To Help 1 Million People Avoid A Heart Attack

I recently had the opportunity to join a group of people who are changing my life. I joined the Genius Network, led by the amazing Joe Polish, a...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
March 16 2015

To Protect Your Heart, Find Your Life's Purpose

No time to exercise? Too busy focusing on your career? We've all used that excuse, but now there's evidence that if you feel like you've found your...

Emi Boscamp
March 6 2015

Why Soy Isn't As Bad For You As Everyone Says

I ate dinner last night with another plant-based interventional cardiologist (triathlete Heather Shenkman, MD) at Vinh Loi Tofu in California and had...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
March 5 2015

Before & After: Plant-Based Diet Success Stories

You can read study after study extolling the benefits of a plant-based diet, but sometimes the best way to become convinced of a lifestyle's efficacy...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 26 2015

How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is a major public health crisis in America. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death in...

Daniel Hsu, DAOM, LAc
February 20 2015

Why "Vitamin L" Is The Best Way To Prevent Aging

The headlines grab our attention. A new vitamin, superfood, pose, exercise equipment, or workout that promises to restore our vitality and youth. In...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 14 2015

4 Everyday Tips For Optimal Heart Health

Little changes in the way we live each day can make big differences in the long run, and heart health is no exception. While you probably know the...

Dr. Mimi Guarneri
February 10 2015

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health

When February rolls around, and Valentine's Day nears, we give extra attention to the amazing pump inside that circulates blood 100,000 times a day...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 5 2015

This Suprising Predictor Of Heart Disease Is The Last Thing You'd Expect

Normally, when doctors are looking for signs of heart disease in patients, they'll look at the usual suspects: smoking history, exercise and dietary...

Emi Boscamp
January 26 2015

An Alcoholic Drink A Day Could Keep Heart Disease At Bay

It seems like every week there's a study telling you whether or not it's healthy to consume alcohol. While it's pretty safe to say that heavy drinking...

Anthony Schneck
January 20 2015

This Is The Best Way To Improve Your Heart Health

There are many things you can eat — like blueberries and avocados — and do — like aerobic exercise and yoga — that can help keep your heart healthy....

Emi Boscamp
January 14 2015

Why Blueberries Are So Great For Your Heart

Yesterday, we reported that avocados are good for your heart health because they help lower our cholesterol. In the same vein of some of our favorite...

Emi Boscamp
January 9 2015

Why This Cardiologist Recommends Probiotics For Heart Health

There's no doubt that when the hottest topics in medicine for 2014 are compiled, the microbiome will be on everybody's short list. This mass of...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 24 2014

Yoga Is Good For Your Heart, Study Finds

When you think of the benefits of yoga, you mostly think of the mind: stress-relief and heightened self-awareness. You think of its effect on the...

Emi Boscamp
December 18 2014