155 Items Tagged

heart disease

Why Magnesium Is Essential For A Healthy & Happy Life

Did you know that an adult heart pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood through your body every day? Or that it takes only 20 seconds for blood to...

Amy Myers, M.D.
February 13 2014

Why Healthy People Have Heart Attacks & What You Can Do To Prevent One

Every day, people are told by their doctors that they are healthy. That their likelihood of having a heart attack is miniscule. That they're safe...

Bradley F. Bale, M.D.
February 10 2014

What To Do (And What Not To Do) If You Think You're Having A Heart Attack

You feel a crushing sensation in your chest, with pain going down your left arm. Or you feel suddenly very tired, nauseous, dizzy, and short of...

Dr. Terrence Baruch
February 3 2014

A Scientifically Proven Way To Reduce Stress & Improve Your Health

I recently wrote about the scientific reasons why you should listen to your heart and not just your brain. I reviewed data on how the heart sends...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 30 2013

7 Scientific Reasons You Should Listen To Your Heart (Not Your Brain)

How many times have I told a patient that the heart is a muscle whose job is to pump blood 100,000 times a day to all the organs of the body?

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 16 2013

7 Signs Of A Heart Attack Women Need To Know

When you see a male actor have a heart attack on TV, he has all the classic signs: He breaks out into a sweat, clutches his left arm, says he feels...

Dr. Terrence Baruch
December 13 2013

6 Wellness Words That Aren't In The Dictionary (But Should Be)

I was jealous of Pat Riley in 1989 when he coached the LA Lakers to a third NBA championship and used the word “threepeat” to describe it. Catchy and...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 10 2013

5 Reasons Why Gratitude Is Good For Your Health

Gratitude: An intentional appreciation of what and who you have; an acceptance and explicit acknowledgment of what life brings you.

Lawrence Rosen, M.D.
November 28 2013

What The New Statin Guidelines Mean For You

This week, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology published its Guidelines on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk. This...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
November 19 2013

Everything You Need To Know About The New Cholesterol Guidelines

Last week, we all awoke to a sea-change in the way mainstream medicine approaches the prescribing of cholesterol drugs. It caught many of the "worried...

Ronald Hoffman, M.D.
November 15 2013

Why Meditation Is Powerful Medication: A Cardiologist Explains

Let's say you're in a cardiologist’s office with your elderly aunt who's just been released from the hospital for heart issues. You carefully take...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
November 12 2013

The Scientific Reasons To Choose Beans Over Beef: A Cardiologist Explains

You would've had to live in a cave for the last 40 years to have missed the health memo that too many saturated fats, particularly from animal...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
November 5 2013

Why Massages Really Do Keep You Healthy: A Cardiologist Explains

We've all seen it on TV or in a movie. The scene is tense and the patient is doing poorly. The doctor calls out urgently. Retractor! Scalpel!...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 16 2013

What You Need To Know About Statins

Last February, The Food and Drug Administration mandated “important safety changes” to the warning labels on statin medications, a group of...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
September 25 2013

Why You Should Listen To Music When You Exercise: A Cardiologist Explains

Ever since I was a child, I've found that a wide spectrum of musical styles speak to my soul. (I have even co-produced a Broadway musical as an...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
September 24 2013

Zonulin Blockers: Could They Be The Answer To Gluten Sensitivity?

When I was training to be a cardiologist, I didn't hear much about celiac disease, wheat, or gluten. They were not standard lecture topics, and I...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
September 4 2013

What I Learned From The World's Leading Experts On Gluten

Months ago I was thrilled to be invited by wellness guru Dr. David Blyweiss to speak at a conference on the nexus between the GI tract and health.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
August 29 2013

Why CoQ10 Is A Super Powerful Antioxidant: A Cardiologist Explains

Let's go back to 1981, Ann Arbor, Michigan. I am sitting in a large auditorium in the medical school basement trying to stay awake. The room is warm...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
July 29 2013

How You Can Prevent Heart Attacks: A Cardiologist Explains

Even though I never watched The Sopranos, last week's shocking death of James Gandolfini grabbed my attention and it seems like I've been reading...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
June 26 2013