Lowering the Pressure: A TCM Approach for a Common Cardiovascular Issue

Are antihypertensive medicines helping or harming our bodies? Recently, the benefits of treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medicines have been called into question. Research published in JAMA Internal Medicinein October 2018 found that treating mild ...

Busting the Cholesterol Myth: Sugar and Inflammation More Harmful than Dietary Fat

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes one in four deaths in the U.S. At least one half of Americans have one or more of the major risk factors of developing CVD, which are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking. The term CVD encompasses a wide ...

Beyond the Lipid Panel: Understanding Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes one in four deaths in the U.S. At least one half of Americans have one or more of the major risk factors of developing CVD, which are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking. The term CVD encompasses a wide ...

Compose a Healthy Heartbeat Every Day

Heart problems—such as blood pressure, cholesterol, angina pains, blockages, stroke and heart attacks—are leading causes of death. Cardiovascular diseases can be prevented through simple lifestyle changes. Hatred, jealousy, greed, anger, pride, depression ...

Take Care of Your Heart: A Comprehensive Approach to Cardiovascular Care

Optimal wellness necessitates optimum function of all the systems and components of the human body. Breakdown in any one area can lead to illness and disease so it is difficult to call any single body part more important than any other. If pressed, however, most ...

Preventing Heart Disease Through Diet

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), deaths from cardiovascular disease have declined 60 percent since the beginning of 1950. However, for now, heart disease remains the number one health challenge in the U.S. The good news is that with lifestyle ...