Search Results for: Heart Disease

Medication ALERT: Cholesterol lowering drugs cause heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in every four people die of heart disease in the United States every year.  And, coincidentally (or not?), that same ratio are taking cholesterol lowering drugs like, Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. These medications are promoted as ‘the answer’ for high cholesterol levels.  And, most heart patients are ... Read More »

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Heart disease and cardiac death risk REDUCED with EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) A study from the Midwest Biomedical Research’s Center for Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health and published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology have shown that eating EPA and DHA omega 3 compounds reduce the risk of cardiac death by 8 percent.  And, with heart disease being the number one reason for premature death, you would think this is big news ... Read More »

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{PURE Study} Reduce the risk of heart disease and premature death by eating the ‘proper amount’ of fruits and vegetables, some surprising results

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(NaturalHealth365) A relatively new study provides further confirmation of something most of us know already: that fruits and vegetables are extremely good for you. The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology study (PURE) has shown that eating just three to four portions of fruits and vegetables – per day – improves heart health and reduces the risk of early death. The researchers ... Read More »

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Sauna bathing LOWERS the risk of heart disease, according to scientific research

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(NaturalHealth365) 75 million adults in the United States currently have high blood pressure, which dramatically raises the risk of suffering a heart disease or stroke. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that high blood pressure is a primary or contributing cause of death for 410,000 Americans – close to half a million people – ... Read More »

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Heart disease ALERT: Outspoken cardiologist reveals non-toxic solutions

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(Naturalhealth365) The insertion of a stent – a tiny mesh tube – is a common procedure for opening up arteries that have been blocked by plaque. But, according to outspoken integrative cardiologist Jack Wolfson, DO, FACC, this “go-to” intervention does not always live up to its billing as the gold standard of treatment for heart disease. Stenting, says Dr. Wolfson, ... Read More »

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Avocado seed husks loaded with medicinal compounds could be used to treat cancer and heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) The avocado is a true superfood – featuring a creamy, buttery-tasting pulp that is packed with healthy nutrients and precious phytochemicals. The large central seed, as well, are a source of beneficial oil. However, the husks surrounding the seed is considered “waste,” and routinely discarded. But, this may soon be changing, with recent research suggesting that the seemingly-worthless husks ... Read More »

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Only one cigarette a day dramatically increases the risk of heart disease and stroke

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(Naturalhealth365) Nowadays, public awareness of the devastating effects of smoking is widespread, with most people knowing that cigarettes can cause cancer, heart disease and strokes. In fact, seventy percent of the 46 million Americans who smoke say they want to quit – and 1.3 million of them succeed every year. (yet, in reality, most people never hear how dangerous this ... Read More »

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Toxic metal hip replacement could cause dementia or heart disease, doctors claim

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(NaturalHealth365) Advancements in hip replacement procedures have given tremendous pain relief, for some people with severe joint issues. However, new information is revealing that the material used could be toxic – leading to many health issues, like dementia. The problem is: these metal hip replacement devices leach out toxic chemicals into the bloodstream. And, while some people may not be ... Read More »

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Heart disease solutions – Healing from the inside out

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(Naturalhealth365) Nearly 610,000 Americans die of heart disease in the United States every year, making it the leading cause of mortality in the nation. According to holistic cardiologist Joel Kahn, MD, many of these deaths are completely avoidable. (and, I couldn’t agree more with that statement) In fact, Dr. Kahn asserts that almost 80 percent of heart disease is preventable ... Read More »

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Overlooked essential vitamin needed to prevent heart disease and osteoporosis

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(Naturalhealth365) Heart disease, the number one killer in the United States, claims over 610,000 lives a year – and accounts for one out of every four deaths. The statistics are staggering and should be considered a national emergency! Osteoporosis – which can result in fractured bones from even minor falls – affects almost 44 million Americans over age 50. And, ... Read More »

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Reduce your risk of heart disease by eating two delicious fruits loaded with an essential mineral for heart health

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(NaturalHealth365) Stunning research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is showing that the consumption of enough potassium – an essential mineral – can actually reduce the risk of heart disease. In addition, we already know (from other studies) that potassium can improve kidney health, brain function, blood sugar regulation and muscle strength. Thankfully, most people can easily access two ... Read More »

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High sugar diet increases risk of premature death from heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Even if you’re otherwise healthy, consuming too much sugar can dramatically increase your risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death. Researchers from the University of Surrey conducted a groundbreaking study on this subject, and the results should make everyone with a sweet tooth think twice about their dessert and snack choices. For the study, two groups of men were ... Read More »

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