Monthly Archives: December 2012

Heart Threats You’re Ignoring

Heart and Health Medical

Health Digest Heart Threats You’re Ignoring: These underrated factors may play a surprising role in your heart health High Blood Pressure More than 35 million Americans have uncontrolled high blood pressure-and about 40 percent have no idea, according to a

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Dr Kavesteen Lecture – Metabolism – Navel Expo

Dr David Kavesteen MD FACC

Irene is a 44 year old woman who, like many busy people, let life get in the way of her health. As her stress levels increased over the years, she started to make quick, convenient lifestyle decisions instead of smart

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Dr Kavesteen Lecture – Heart of a Champion – Navel Expo

Dr David Kavesteen MD FACC

Joseph sat motionless and stunned as his physician told him that he probably would not live long enough to see his 5-year-old get married. “But I’m only 40!” he shouted in his head. The young father tried to remain calm

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Know Your Heart

Chest pain is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctor, and with good reason: It could signal a heart attack. If you’ve been diagnosed with angina-as nearly 10 million Americans have- think of it as your heart-health

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Insider Secrets For Staying Sniffle-Free

No one wants to be laid up with the sniffles or, worse, the flu. But when you have diabetes, a winter bug is even more of a hassle- it means monitoring your blood sugar more often, checking your urine or

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Cooking with sesame, rice bran oils may lower BP

Sesame Oil graphic

Vascular Medicine Cooking with sesame, rice bran oils may lower BP New research suggests that cooking with a combination of sesame and rice bran oils lowers BP and improves cholesterol levels. A prospective, randomized, open-label, dietary intervention study included 300

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Poor Sleep Quality Related to Resistant Hypertension

Sleep Hypertension

Vascular Medicine Poor Sleep Quality Related to Resistant Hypertension Poor sleep quality may be associated with a twofold increase in the probability of having resistant hypertension. However, when depressive symptoms are factored in, this association may be mediated, researchers reported.

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