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Advanced Chakra Healing: Heart Disease

April 11, 2016

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Advanced Chakra Healing: Heart Disease by Cyndi Dale — Dale presents a uniquely comprehensive approach to heart disease, one which addresses not merely the physical aspects of the heart, but also its emotional and spiritual dimension. She treats this as an opportunity to love the ailing heart and to allow the heart to love. Starting […]

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Fight Heart Disease with Vitamins and Antioxidants

February 20, 2015

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Fight Heart Disease with Vitamins and Antioxidants by Kedar N. Prasad, Ph.D. —  In this practical guide, Prasad provides a powerful approach to heart disease prevention, treatment and care, and reveals the latest revolutionary discoveries on the use of antioxidants and micronutrients to treat it. He details how the proper combinations of vitamin and antioxidant […]

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12 risk factors in the inflammatory chain toward heart disease

May 6, 2014

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12 risk factors in the inflammatory chain toward heart disease by Richard M. Fleming, M.D. —  1. Low antioxidant levels — Antioxidants, found in vegetables, grains, beans and fruit, halt the oxidation process that decays LDL particles and causes the immune system to spring into action. The immune system then begins the plaque-formation process and […]

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Statin drugs versus omega-3 for heart health

April 18, 2014

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Statin drugs versus omega-3 for heart health by Mary Budinger —  A new study published in the journal BMC Medicine sheds light on why the widely publicized fish oil study released late last year in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showed no evidence of cardiovascular disease risk reduction associated with omega-3 intake. In […]

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Inflammation — a silent killer

December 27, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The three killer insults on the body are: oxidation, autoimmunity and inflammation. Some level of inflammation is needed for tissue and wounds to heal from infections and injuries; however, when the inflammatory response becomes chronic, problems occur. Chronic inflammation is unseen by the eye and is a silent killer that accelerates […]

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Osteoarthritis and vitamin C

December 19, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in the world, affecting 43 million persons. One of the most common conditions that will affect most of us to some degree is osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD). It is a breakdown of joints, including […]

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Fed and still starving

October 30, 2013

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by Victoria Bowmann, Ph.D. —  We are a nation of over-eaters, more so than any other in the world. In fact, Americans lead the world in heart disease, diabetes and obesity. Why do we eat and eat and still overeat? The paradoxical answer is that we are starved for nutrition. Consider this startling fact: it […]

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The power of mindfulness in healing chronic and life-threatening illness

October 28, 2013

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by Dr. Eileen R. Borris —  It is thought that stress management and mindfulness training can reduce the long-term chances for heart patients to experience future cardiac events, and also provide immediate and significant healthcare cost savings. All around us, we encounter people with concerns about heart disease. You may be one of them — […]

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Trans fats and your health

September 16, 2013

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by Dr. Mark Force —  Most people who closely monitor their diets know that partially hydrogenated oil contains trans fat that clogs the arteries and reduces the “good” cholesterol that helps unclog arteries. Beginning next year, companies must disclose trans fat amounts on food labels. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is going to […]

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Damning report on state of U.S. health care

August 28, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that Americans are living longer these days — an average of 78.2 years now — but we are sicker. Our senior years are increasingly marked by chronic illness or disability. The landmark study compared the U.S. with 34 other […]

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Help for handling stress

August 21, 2013

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by Ada Porat — Are you getting your seven hours of free time a day? According to new research from Direct Line Insurance, seven hours — or six hours 59 minutes to be precise — is the minimum we need for a perfect work/life balance. The reality, of course, is a different matter. On average, […]

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Managing Minerals

July 10, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Minerals, from calcium and magnesium, to the trace elements such as zinc, are perhaps the single most important group of nutrients. They are required for every bodily function, from activating muscles and nerves, to digestion, energy production, and all healing and regeneration of the body. This article focuses on important […]

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The stress effect and reduction techniques

June 20, 2013

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Your body is designed to experience stress and react appropriately. Stress will put you in fight-or-flight mode, alert and ready to avoid danger. The body also experiences physiologic responses, such as increased heart and respiratory rates, to enable immediate action. However, increased incidences of illness can develop if these physiologic changes are not restored to […]

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