Get the Most From Your Doctor – Know Your Numbers Part Three

This is the third of my six part series on Getting the Most from your Doctor. In part two of this series, I talked about inflammation and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and gave you tips on how to decrease inflammation in your body. In this third installment, I’ll share with you the numbers you want … Continued

Get the Most from Your Doctor – Know Your Numbers Part Two:

With the average doctor’s visit lasting only about seven minutes, it’s crucial that you go in armed with information and questions vital to your health. What specific things do you need to know for optimal health? If you don’t know what to ask for, you might miss the opportunity to get the information you need … Continued

Secrets of Healthy Aging

Ever wonder what are the secrets of healthy aging? A study presented in the July Journal of the American Medical Association shares four important habits of longevity. Not smoking, exercising at least thirty minutes a day, eating a Mediterranean diet, and maintaining a BMI (body mass index*) of less than 25 was associated with a … Continued

A Depressing Connection

What do depression, heart disease and erectile dysfunction (E.D.) have in common? Well for starters, if you suffer from any one of these conditions, the other two might be just around the corner. According to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, E.D. can be an early indicator of heart disease in some men. … Continued

Prevent Heart Disease with Balanced Nutrition

According the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. In fact, it’s estimated that 2,500 America men and women die each year as result of heart disease. The best thing you can do to prevent heart disease is to eat a heart-healthy diet…

Heart Disease and Diabetes in the Elderly

According to a recent article published on HealthKey.com, “adults with diabetes have heart disease death rates about two to four times higher than adults without diabetes.”

Yoga May be the Answer to Aging Gracefully

According to an article published on WorldHealth.net, yoga can help women and men decrease inflammation and in turn significantly reduce the risk of heart disease, type-II diabetes, arthritis and other inflammatory-related health challenges brought on by aging.

Stress-Reduction Techniques Can Decrease Risk of Heart Disease

According to an article on NaturalNews.com, recent studies funded by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Iowa’s Maharishi University have concluded that people who use stress-reduction techniques such as breathing exercises and meditation can significantly reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death attributed to heart disease.