After A Stroke Or Heart Attack

After A Stroke Or Heart Attack

...if one is lucky enough to survive, the most important thing for the patient to realize is that "there is something unhealthy about my arteries."

The next question he or she should begin to ask is "how can I enhance the healthiness of my arteries?"

Here are three answers which you might pass along to those you love: 

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You Were Not Meant To Live This Way...

You Were Not Meant To Live This Way...

...well, not indefinitely...

We all have ups and downs; deep down, we know that intellectually, but during the valleys of our lives, it sure does feel as though we're all alone.

The pain... The despair... The guilt... The doubt... The anger... Sometimes, we're not sure whether to be angry at ourselves or someone else... This shitty, seemingly unjust system of ours...

During times like this, when we personally feel hurt, and the hurt we feel can only bring us more hurt, how is one to emerge and discover a better and more effective existence? Here are five approaches, which I pray will help you set a better sail...

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If The Most Disabling Strokes Are Preventable...

If The Most Disabling Strokes Are Preventable...

...why are we not preventing them? Over the course of my 15-year career as a neurologist practicing in hospitals, I have never seen anyone experience an atrial fibrillation stroke, while taking the most effective blood-thinning medications appropriately.

Stroke remains of the most common disabling medical problem there is for adults. The condition affects more than 3-quarter million Americans yearly and ranks among the commonest causes of death.

The 2 major categories of stroke involve:
1. Blood Vessel Rupture
2. Blood Vessel Blockage

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With Smoothies I can...

With Smoothies I can...
I realize many people use smoothies for weight management; reduction for many.

I have been excited about them, because they represent an opportunity to pack more nutrients than I was getting before...

I remember reading an article written by Dr. Weil on getting more greens and especially for breakfast, and I thought, "I'll never be able to do that..." 
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Focus on Health

Focus on Health

..so, the American system of healthcare is mostly focused on crisis management - we do a great job of it, too...

We are improving our treatments for acute heart disease and stroke continually, however we mostly remain focused on disease rather than health.

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