141 Items Tagged

heart disease

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

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

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

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

Yet Another Reason BPA Is So Bad For You

If you're looking for a portable thirst quencher, you might want to adopt something made of glass.

Emi Boscamp
December 11 2014

You're Never Too Young To Start Preventing Heart Disease

I admit, I had to read up on Millennials because my waiting room is usually packed with baby boomers who have never heard of XM 45 Shade. Millennials...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
November 19 2014

Simple Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Avoid A Heart Attack

We just finished breast cancer awareness month, but the number one killer of men and women in the Western world remains cardiovascular disease, which...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
November 7 2014

The Real Reason Red Meat Is Bad For Your Heart

We know that red meat and hearts don't get along, but we're only just beginning to understand what happens in the body that leads to conditions like...

Emi Boscamp
November 6 2014

Why Sweating Is The Best Way To Get Rid Of Toxins

While most of us assume that sweating during a workout or in a sauna may be good for us, my hunch is that most of us don’t know why. The fact is,...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
September 4 2014

How Losing 170 Pounds Changed My Life

Two days before my best friend's wedding, I looked at myself in the mirror as tears rolled down my face. I was in a tuxedo that was two sizes too...

Kimanzi Constable
August 25 2014

Why Pomegranates Are Great For Your Heart: A Cardiologist Explains

I'm constantly amazed at the power of the human body to heal itself if you stop harmful habits (such as smoking, eating high fat and processed foods,...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
August 5 2014

Your Chair Is Killing You: 5 Steps To Take Back Your Power

The evidence is in — your chair is killing you. Many American workers sit more than 15 hours each day. Think about it for a second. You get up in the...

Dr. James A. Levine
August 3 2014

10 Reasons To Pet A Dog Every Day

There's nothing like the unconditional love of a dog. But, researchers are finding there are many more reasons to love your dog than you may have...

John Ziegler
August 2 2014