Heart Disease Facts

Many facts about heart disease are important to know even if you are not a sufferer of heart disease. The term heart disease is a very general euphemism used to deal with a number of diseases affecting the heart. Included in this description are pulmonary heart disease, coronary artery disease, angina and congestive heart failure. Continue reading “Heart Disease Facts” »

Diabetes And Heart Disease Issues

Diabetes and heart disease are common concerns of people approaching middle age. Generally, mid-lifers begin to look after their health more carefully since the effects of aging become more noticeable. The desire to avoid the aches and pains of aging and to put-off the contraction of potentially life-threatening illnesses are strong motivators to living more healthily. Continue reading “Diabetes And Heart Disease Issues” »

Heart Disease Cure

One of the most widely recognized causes of premature death worldwide today is heart disease. This information may seem harsh; but the reality is that the incidence of premature deaths caused by heart disease has significantly increased in recent years. Continue reading “Heart Disease Cure” »

Baby Boomers And Anti-Aging

The term “Anti-aging” has recently become one of the most popular “buzz-words” in all of medicine today. There is even a certification and specialization in age-management medicine for physicians interested in assisting their patients in preventing premature disability and death, while focusing on optimal health and vigor. Continue reading “Baby Boomers And Anti-Aging” »

Coffee’s Antioxidant Powers

Whether you prefer Starbucks, Barney’s or Joffrey’s, have your morning cup of java guilt-free. The latest research has indicated that there are positive health benefits regarding coffee consumption and the prevention of numerous health concerns, including but not limited to chronic degenerative diseases, which are unfortunately on the rise in the United States. Continue reading “Coffee’s Antioxidant Powers” »

Antioxidant, Polyphenol-Rich Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and currently affects over 13 million people worldwide. The direct and indirect cost of Alzheimer care is over $100 billion in the US alone. A recent US multi-ethnic study has suggested that a greater adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet could cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by a whopping 68 percent. Continue reading “Antioxidant, Polyphenol-Rich Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk” »

Complementary and Alternative Treatment Options for Atherosclerosis

Dietary considerations: There is more to the dietary approach to atherosclerosis than eliminating fat from the diet. Fat restriction is important, but there are other dietary strategies that can be used to help lower cholesterol. As well, there are a variety of vitamins, nutrients, and micronutrients that can lower the risk of heart disease when consumed as part of a fat-restricted diet. Continue reading “Complementary and Alternative Treatment Options for Atherosclerosis” »